Vapour Inhibitors for Corrosion Protection in Humid, Saline, Natural and Industrial Environments
Vappro Corrosion Control Australia is pleased to present a study, published through Intech, by Dr. Nelson Cheng, from our partner, Magna International Pte Ltd. Corrosion is a pernicious phenomenon that appears in engineering materials, infrastructure assets, and industrial equipment exposed to the atmosphere, water, and soil. The aim of this chapter is to produce a body of knowledge on the theory and practice of corrosion inhibition so it can be used in the selection of corrosion inhibitors, to prevent and/or minimize corrosion in natural environments and industrial facilities. Corrosion inhibitors are employed in different forms such as emitters, pellets, powders, films, paints, aerosols, and aqueous and solvent solutions, depending on their chemical composition: organic or inorganic. They are impregnated on papers or plastics; closed in pouches and sachets; or added to coatings and paints to form a barrier against the attack of corrosive agents. They are employed in many industries: automotive, offshore / onshore, water, military, marine, manufacture, oil and gas, electronics, and concrete structures.
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