Aluminum Corrosion Protection

Aluminium is prized in construction and industry due to the metals light weight and natural anti-corrosive properties. This is because unlike other metals, untreated aluminum forms a natural oxide barrier which effectively protects the underlying metal in environments with a stable pH balance of between 4 & 9. However, as many people will be aware, aluminum can still be compromised by a host of environmental factors. This being the case before aluminum is used outdoors or in any kind of heavy industrial setting, it is important to understand how to ensure better corrosion protection of aluminum surfaces and equipment components.
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Basement

Our basements serve as the foundations which our homes are built upon. This being the case, it is imperative to attend to basement damp and waterproofing problems as soon as they occur. Prolonged damp isn’t just inconvenient. Whether caused by interior humidity, outside drain overflows, or water entering through a crack in a basement wall, prolonged damp can cause a multitude of serious structural and human health problems. The Importance of Adequate Foundation Sealing & Waterproofing Because basement areas are situated below ground level, ground-based moisture constantly attempts to find a way into properties. At the same time, everything from
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Car Corrosion Protection

When we think of car corrosion protection, we immediately bring to mind unsightly rust spots around wheel arches and bonnet and boot perimeters. However, while we all ideally want to protect the visible metal on our cars from rust and corrosion for aesthetic reasons, it is important to note that rust and corrosion can pose a significant safety risk also. We are all aware of how body panels especially can become prone to rust and electrochemical corrosion. However, corrosion can also compromise the underlying metal frame of a car. This being the case, preventing corrosion is imperative in order to
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Marine Corrosion Protection

Corrosion in industrial marine settings is a huge concern for every shipping and/or shore based marine business. Metal in marine environments, after all, is put at the mercy of highly corrosive chlorine salts, moisture, and chemicals, which can drastically exasperate the onset of rust and galvanic corrosion. In fact, because ships and marine structures are composed of a variety of different materials, corrosion around bow thrusters, rudder surfaces, weld seams, and in other vital component areas, is a constant problem for marine businesses. Thankfully, at Naturaseal, we have formulated a range of high-quality marine coatings which specialize in combatting both
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Pipeline Corrosion Protection

Whether exposed to the atmosphere, submerged in water, or buried underground, any metal pipeline is susceptible to corrosion. To make matters worse, because buried and submerged pipes are impossible to check for weaknesses, home and property owners often won’t realize that they have a corrosion problem until pipeline corrosion itself results in a breach or complete failure of a pipe itself. How to Prevent Pipeline Corrosion Problems Without proper care, maintenance, and pre-sealing before being laid, all kinds of pipelines will deteriorate over time. At the same time, as well as corrosion itself being caused by a variety of moisture,
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Steel Corrosion Protection

Steel is the world’s most common construction and industrial material. Renowned for its tensile strength and durability, steel is the no.1 choice of metal for use in heavy plant machinery, rugged outdoor structures such as bridges, and a variety of land and sea mechanical applications. However, in the presence of corrosive water, oxygen, and chloride ions, steel can suffer considerable degradation. It is, therefore, important to inhibit corrosion where at all possible, using high-performance protective coatings and sealants. Why Steel is prone to Corrosion Like with any metal, the chief cause of corrosion in steel stems from the electrochemical oxidation
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