Corrosion Protection Of Steel

Using various corrosion prevention techniques, Cor-Pro Systems is the leading provider of corrosion protection of steel in Houston.

Corrosion is an inevitable occurrence causing companies millions of dollars every year.

In totality, the US spends a whopping $1 trillion annually just to fight corrosion and corrosion-related problems. It’s a serious threat to businesses; even more so for those whose operations rely on complex machineries and critical equipment.

Important steel structures that continue to perform satisfactorily and able to withstand even the most adverse conditions benefit from corrosion protection of steel. With proper protection applied, these structures can expect to have longer life span and have improved performance.

Cor-Pro provides corrosion protection of steel that include custom-made solutions depending on the specific business needs.

Corrosion Of Structural Steel

In general corrosion, various types of local corrosion can occur; examples of which are bimetallic corrosion and crevice corrosion.

In corrosion of structural steel, they tend to be less significant because the process of corrosion depends on several other factors that are more relevant to steel and streel structures:

  1. Micro-climate: This refers to the climate that immediately surrounds the steel structure. This includes Time of Wetness and Atmospheric Pollution.
    • Time of Wetness refers to the proportion of total time during which the steel surface is wet due condensation or rainfall. If steel is constantly exposed to wet environment, the degree of corrosion can be higher. Conversely, corrosion is minimal if the unprotected steel is in dry environments.
    •  Atmospheric Pollution pertains to the type and amount of pollution and contaminants in the atmosphere. Sulphates, dust, and chlorides are the main culprits.
  2.  Design and Detailing: Structures with designs that involve many small structural components are much more difficult to protect. Architects and engineers should take this into consideration during the design process as it will have a huge impact on the corrosion protection of steel.

Corrosion Protection Of Steel System

The corrosion protection of steel process starts with surface protection. This entails the treatment of steel substrate before the application of any form of coating.

It is crucial that the coating has the ability to adhere properly to the substrate material. It’s essentially the cleaning process, but it also gives the steel a surface profile and amplitude to which the coating could adhere to.

Corrosion protection of steel can come in different forms:

  • Paint coatings
  • Metallic coatings
  • Hot-dip galvanizing
  • Thermally sprayed metal coating

The appropriate protection to use would depend on the factors mentioned above. Consulting specialists and anti-corrosion experts like Cor-Pro Systems can help businesses determine the best option.

Velocity: Part Of Cor-Pro’s Commitment To The “Cor-Pro Gold Standard”

Corrosion protection is a necessary requirement for all major equipments and it is Cor-Pro’s commitment to deliver only the best corrosion protection methods in Houston and nearby Gulf Coast areas.

All of the company’s products and services are marked with the highest level of corrosion management standard – the “Cor-Pro Gold Standard.”

To ensure all Cor-Pro’s clients receive quick and quality service, each work done follow the “Velocity Seal of Quality” – superior corrosion protection service in just a matter of hours, not days.

About Cor-Pro Systems

Cor-Pro provides excellent corrosion protection of steel services that follow strict industry standards. Being the experts in the field, Cor-Pro can help companies set up an effective system that will help mitigate the damage of corrosion on steel and steel structures.
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