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Why is steel dull gray after Waterjetting? What does the profile look like under rust?

Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 by .

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This is a monograph on why steel looks dull  gray after waterjet cleaning.  What does the profile look like under rust? The simple answer is that abrasives leave debris behind which reflects back the light; abrasives plow the surface and create plateaus. Water jet cleaning (Hydroblasting) removes the debris and doesn’t form flat surfaces. Grey […]

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Pipeline Integrity Congress – ReCap

Posted on 30. Nov, 2014 by .

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The attendees and speakers at the Pipeline Integrity Congress covered all aspects of crude pipeline transport.  There was a mix of academics, operators, and contractors- or suppliers, each of us with a different viewpoint.  As typical of a conference organized by European managers, there was time to hear a talk, discuss it, then have a […]

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Ensuring Success of Project Through Coatings Techniques 19-20 Nov 2014 Houston

Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by .

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Lydia Frenzel will be speaking on November 20, 2014 in Houston, Texas Ensuring The Success Of A Project Through The Optimal Selection Of Coating Techniques The Only Crude Pipeline Operator-Led Congress Focused On The Entire Pipeline Asset Integrity Management Strategy: From Selection To Implementation Houston TX Nov 19-20 Website: http://www.crude-pipeline-asset-integrity-2014.com Reviewing NACE,-SSPC, ISO Surface Preparation […]

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#2 Defining Rust Back, Flash Rust, and Rust Bloom

Posted on 06. Mar, 2014 by .

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Back in 2005, Ray Weaver of SSPC Staff and Lydia Frenzel of Advisory Council co-authored an article to tell the difference between flash rust, rust back, and rust bloom.  It never got published.  Frenzel is posting this on the Flash Rust web site in March 2014. Look at this article and use the three flow […]

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# 1 What is Flash Rust, Rust Back, and Rust Bloom?

Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 by .

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2014-02-27 Start of a blog. I, Lydia Frenzel, Ph.D., have been talking on this subject since 1985. John Kelly, International Paint, in May 1996 published “There’s More than One Kind of Rust” in Marine Log (Page 18).  You should read this article.  It is simple and direct. Rust Back and Flash Rust are terms that […]

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Acknowledgements & Reference papers for NSRP Flash Rust Project

Posted on 16. Mar, 2009 by .

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Acknowledgments, Bibliography for NSRP Flash Rust Project These papers listed below are included for further reading with permission from JPCL, CleanerTimes, and Marine Log. All rights are retained by the publishers. Many people contributed to this module.  The technical team members include: National Shipbuilding Research Program SP-3 Panel, Todd Pacific Shipyard, Detyens Shipyard, Atlantic Marine […]

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Pressure Sensitive Tape Test for Quantity of Flash Rust

Posted on 16. Mar, 2009 by .

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Pressure Sensitive Tape Test- for Quantity of Flash Rust- NSRP Project The Pressure Sensitive Tape Test described by Hempel is a modification of ISO 8502-3 (Pressure Sensitive Tape test for dust) and is not mentioned in VIS-4.  The tape test can be used as a permanent record.  If lint deposition is a concern, the project […]

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