Ethanol Corrosion Studies

October 26, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently conducted a study that discovered that ethanol contained bacteria that were harmful to pipelines. The NIST found that these certain bacteria caused corrosion in pipelines. The use of ethanol has grown tremendously popular in recent years. The biofuel has been and is commonly added to fuel for [...] Continue Reading…

TurnBull Bridge Closes

TurnBull Bridge in Florida Closes

October 18, 2011

The forty-four year old Turnbull Bridge in New Smyrna Beach, Florida has been shut down after county inspectors found what they called “severe corrosion” on the support beams. County officials began maintenance on the bridge immediately and are calling it a ten month long project. A large section of concrete beam was found deteriorating, as [...] Continue Reading…


U.S.S. Independence Deals With Corrosion

October 13, 2011

U.S. Navy littoral combat ship, the U.S.S. Independence, will have to have its corroded hull repaired in San Diego, California. The U.S.S. Independence was manufactured at Austal USA’s Mobile River shipyard.  Approximately 18 months after the ship set sail, the corrosion began to develop. The U.S. Navy apparently had very high expectations for the vessel. [...] Continue Reading…


Welcome Comanche® Remote Monitoring and Control System

October 5, 2011

Introducing the COMANCHE® remote monitoring and control system. Borin’s technology enables both analog and digital monitoring  and control. Analog monitoring provides remote values of anything imaginable including voltage, amperage, temperatures, pressure, and fluid levels. Digital monitoring enables monitoring of remote states such as on or off lights or activated or deactivated alarms. The COMANCHE® analog control allows [...] Continue Reading…


Principles of Cathodic Protection

October 25, 2010

Corrosion is the separation of an engineered material into its constituent atoms due to chemical reactions with its surroundings. It is the action wherein metal will transform to its original form of ore when it is interacted with water and oxygen. The process of changing from metal to a combined form is an anodic reaction. [...] Continue Reading…

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