Materials Performance

MAY 2017

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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8 MAY 2017 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE NACE INTERNATIONAL: VOL. 56, NO. 5 Discussed this Month Following are just a few of the articles featured this month on Features Researcher Tests Fly Ash for Stronger Concrete A researcher at the Missouri University of Science and Technology is testing mixtures of zero-cement concrete made with fly ash to see if it can be more durable and resilient than concrete using ordinary Portland cement. Testing Materials for Corrosion in an Icelandic Geothermal Environment Geothermal power is Iceland's single largest source of energy ; however, geothermal steam contains noncondensable gases that are considered to be either greenhouse, corrosive, or toxic. Editor's Choice U.S. Airmen Seek Noninvasive Methods to Spot Aircraft Defects Airmen with the 19th Maintenance Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas are using nondestructive inspections to identify potential cracks in a variety of aircraft parts. Waterproofing System Protects Landmark New York Bridge Heavy traffic on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge meant that the 50-year-old upper level deck required replacement to make way for a lighter- weight orthotropic deck consisting of durable steel. For even more corrosion news, visit to read MP articles that are exclusively on the web. WHAT'S ONLINE @

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