Corrosion Technology

Cortec Corporation, a global leader in corrosion control technologies, has launched an integral waterproofing and corrosion-inhibiting admixture designed to prevent or delay corrosion of steel reinforcement in new concrete structures.

Saudi Preinsulated Pipes Industries (SPPI), a reputed name in the manufacture of pre-insulated piping systems, says it offers advanced technology coating systems such as fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) as well as 3LPE (three-layer polyethylene) insulation to protect steel pipes from corrosion.

Contractors in the region should be looking at proven hydrodemolition techniques for an efficient, safer and longer lasting solution to removing corroded concrete, says a senior official at the UAE-based Asia Waterjet.

Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (Balexco) says its state-of-the-art anodising line from Monti Engineering of Italy, which was launched last year, has given it an edge in the market in terms of quality products that are aesthetic and corrosion resistant.

Hempel, a leading international paints and coating specialist, has launched a new protective coating designed to combat the effects of corrosion under insulation. Versiline CUI 56990 offers users a combination of heat resistance and corrosion protection in a single material.