In this article, we discuss materials and corrosion research topics that could have a transformative effect on the business. In particular, we discuss how scientists and engineers could push the boundaries of existing technologies, learning from the experience gained by other industries such as the nuclear, aerospace, and defense sectors.
Corrosion Resistant Alloys
This post summarizes UNS N07718 tensile, impact toughness, and hardness requirements as mandated in API 6ACRA.
This post presents the chemical composition of the precipitation hardenable nickel-based alloy UNS N07718 according to API 6ACRA.
Can we use Galvele's critical acidification model to estimate the localized corrosion resistance of engineering stainless steels?
Short answer: yes; long answer: it is complicated.
Find out more in our recent CORROSION Journal article.
Are all super duplex stainless steels alike? Does tungsten additions have an influence on localized corrosion resistance?
Spoiler: it does, and it is remarkable.
This lecture describes various materials selection and corrosion control strategies for subsea oil and gas production systems. A brief discussion on carbon and low alloy steels as well as corrosion resistance alloys is presented alongside fundamental corrosion concepts.