Materials Performance

SEP 2018

Materials Performance is the world's most widely circulated magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control. MP provides information about the latest corrosion control technologies and practical applications for every industry and environment.

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6 SEPTEMBER 2018 W W W.MATERIALSPERFORMANCE.COM Get the Latest Corrosion News.... Online and On-the-Go! See What's Online this Month Following are just a few of the articles featured this month on Features New Process Developed for Self-Healing Concrete Using nanobiotechnology and a process known as solid-state fermentation, university researchers are making concrete that regenerates to repair cracks as they develop. Comparing Coating Equality Through Performance Data For specifiers, contractors, and asset owners, it is necessary to make careful, informed decisions about which coatings to use for particular projects. Editor's Choice Study: Substandard Materials Drive Brake Pad Corrosion Failures A new study from the Global Brake Safety Council suggests the use of substandard materials and processes in brake pads is leading to even more accelerated failure modes. Iridium—The Ultimate in Corrosion Resistance Iridium is a hard, brittle member of the so-called platinum group of metals in the periodic table. As an alloying element, it increases the corrosion resistance of titanium and palladium. For even more corrosion news, visit to read MP articles that are exclusively on the web. WHAT'S ONLINE @

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