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CEP: Material Matters - Recognizing Corrosion


As chemical processing plants and related facilities age, they typically develop problems with corrosion. Allowing deterioration to progress until a piece of equipment needs to be discarded and replaced — called the “run to failure” option — can be much more costly than practicing corrosion control throughout that item’s life. In fact, corrosion control can help improve the mechanical integrity and overall safety of an operation.

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