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Cathodic Protection Processes: Prevent Sea Salt-Related Corrosion

When businesses spend money on maritime equipment, they need to feel protected against the effects of saltwater corrosion. Unfortunately, saltwater contains dissolved ions, or charged particles, involved in metal corrosion. To protect expensive equipment against corrosion, it’s essential to invest in cathodic protection. Understanding the Dangers of Saltwater Corrosion Sodium chloride and other dissolved ions…

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Unlocking Strength: How Manganese Enhances Copper and Aluminum Alloys

Alloys have several benefits over using pure metals, including increased strength and improved corrosion resistance, but reinforcing alloys can enhance the properties of individual metals even further. Alloy reinforcement is key in creating a material that meets exact specifications. Manganese is one of the most critical elements in this process and, when added to aluminum and…

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Bismuth vs. Lead: Why Bismuth Is Replacing Lead

With evidence of widespread use dating back to ancient Rome, lead has been a popular metal for millennia. However, despite being flexible and useful for diverse applications, it has fallen out of favor in recent decades. Notably, growing concerns around lead’s significant health and environmental safety risks have driven companies to search for alternatives. In that search,…