Corrosion Control News

  • PMOA – Environmentally minded.

    Kurita Europe has developed a new low phosphorous, heavy metal free corrosion inhibitor: a phosphorous modified organic acid (PMOA). This corrosion inhibitor is based on natural and renewable organic acids and is inherently biodegradable. Learn more about the growing movements towards environmentally friendly corrosion inhibitors in our recently  ...


    By Kurita

  • Multiple orders for Rotork actuators at grassroots Middle East refinery

    With a capacity of up to 400,000 barrels a day, the refinery will process crude oils to manufacture petrol, ultra-low-sulphur diesel and fuel oil for export and to satisfy local demand. One significant order involves the supply of 70 LP range linear pneumatic actuators for the operation of large gate valves. The order for these actuators includes the assembly and factory testing of local control ...


    By Rotork

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 400

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is accepting public comments until May 10, 2017 for the next edition of its Hazardous Materials Code (NFPA 400).  The standard addresses the storage, use, and handling of hazardous materials (other than for private use in one or two family residences).  Hazardous materials addressed in the standard include: Flammable solids; Organic ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • CVD Acquires Assets of Tantaline A/S

    CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, has purchased certain assets (including all of the IP) formerly owned by Tantaline A/S of Nordborg, Denmark through our wholly owned subsidiary, CVD Materials Corporation. Formed in 2007, as a spin off from The Danfoss Group, ...


    By CVD Equipment Corporation

  • Flint Hires Arcadis To Plan Water Distribution System Improvements

    Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been selected by the City of Flint, Mich., to prepare a Water Distribution System Optimization Plan under a contract worth approximately $800,000. The plan is intended to guide improvements for the distributed water quality, sustainability and long-term operation of the city’s aging ...


    By Arcadis

  • Lead and Copper Rule Revisions White Paper released by EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its Lead and Copper Rule Revisions White Paper in October in response to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that increased awareness of the need to deal with lead in drinking water systems nationwide.   Customers with lead service lines, as in Flint, are at greater risk of exposure to lead in ...

  • Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility Expansion Project Receives ISI Envision Bronze Award

    The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s (BJWSA) Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility (HWRF) expansion project has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Bronze award, which recognizes sustainable infrastructure across the full range of environmental, social, and economic impacts. BJWSA’s reclamation facility expansion is ...

  • Kurita´s presence during JIE (Journées Information Eaux), Poitiers

    From October 11th - 13th, the 22nd conference and exhibition for water treatment took place in Poitiers, France. The JIE is one of the major events in France in the water business and attracts each second year several hundred visitors from the water world. Kurita was one of the 23 exhibitors from both industry and university. There were approximately 80 lectures in three parallel sessions. ...


    By Kurita

  • Innovations in Anaconda dissolved air flotation units for large flows manufactured in corrosion-free materials

    The Spanish Association of Desalination and Reuse (AEDyR) will hold its 11th International Congress in the city of Valencia, Spain, on the 19th, 20th and 21st of October 2016. Santiago Salcedo CEO of Toro Equipment participated in the first day entitled Innovation in Wastewater and Drinking Water Treatments with his ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Download our papers from the scale and corrosion inhibitors session at Eurocorr

    The annual EUROCORR conference on corrosion phenomena took place in Montpellier, France from September 11 –15. More than 1,000 participants from Science and Industry attended to this event. The following submitted papers can be downloaded here: Corrosion protection of mild steel in cooling water systems with green ...


    By Kurita

  • Kurita will take part to the 22nd edition of the Journées Information Eaux (JIE) in Poitiers, France

    Kurita will take part to the 22nd edition of the Journées Information Eaux (JIE) in Poitiers, France on 11- 13  October in the engineering school of Poitiers (ENSIP). The Journées Information Eaux which are held every 2 years since 1974, are one of the major exhibitions in France in the field of water treatment and environmental engineering. More than 90 lectures will be ...


    By Kurita

  • Early registration for AWWA`s WQTC ends October 14

    The American Water Works Association encourages attendees to register for the 2016 Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC) before Oct. 14 and receive early bird discounted rates. The 2016 WQTC conference will be held Nov. 13-17, at the Indiana Convention ...

  • Check valves protect Florida freshwater ecosystems

    Marsh Landing, a residential community in northeast Florida, relies on Wapro check valves to prevent the Intracoastal Waterway’s brackish water from flooding and damaging freshwater ecosystems within stormwater retention ponds. Marsh Landing, an elegant residential community in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States, uniquely integrates natural beauty and luxurious housing through ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Kurita is present at EUROCORR.

    EUROCORR, the annual event of the European Federation of Corrosion, is the premier Corrosion Congress in Europe, attracting an ever increasing international audience. Kurita is present with four presentations: Mr. Takanori Yoshino from Kurita Water Industries Ltd. gives a presentation about the "Effect of Sulfonate Ratio of Acrylic Acid Co-polymer on Corrosion Inhibition in Cooling Water ...


    By Kurita

  • Application-based solutions: LESER Critical Service Safety Valves – the first choice to secure plants with highly corrosive media

    You work with chlorine, acids or alkaline solutions and need to secure your plant against over pressure? We offer you with our Critical Service safety valves a standardized solution for this ...


    By Leser GmbH & Co. KG

  • Corrsave® 100 – New developed low P corrosion inhibitor by Kurita.

    Kurita in his continuous commitment for sustainable treatments has developed Corrsave® 100, an Innovative new molecule that provides corrosion inhibition & hardness stabilization for water systems with special focus on treatments where low P (Phosphorous) and biodegradability is a demand. Corrsave 100 is: Based on Natural and renewable organic acids Inherent ...


    By Kurita

  • Corrosive groundwater suggests action by certain well owners to check potential lead threat

    Since lead is harmful when consumed by both humans and animals, the National Ground Water Association urges residential water well users in regions where corrosive water levels have been detected to investigate and determine whether lead is present in their drinking water. NGWA issued this important call to action to supplement the release of ...

  • Weather Protection Coating

    These test panels were partially coated with ENESEAL CR so a small section of the test panels on the top and bottom were left uncoated. One of the test panels from the set was placed on an outside test fence and remained exposed to the weather continuously for approximately nine years. The other test panel was stored continuously in the ENECON Laboratory without exposure to the outside ...


    By ENECON Corporation

  • Kynar PVDF Jet Aerator For Improved Wear Resistance

    An inside look at KLa’s Jet Aerator Ten years ago, KLa Systems was presented with the challenge of finding a more wear-resistant material for our jet aeration nozzles.  The inner nozzle (see above) is the liquid propulsion nozzle of the jet aerator and continuously sees high volumes of motive liquid flow at velocities ranging from 33-46 ft/s.  Traditionally, ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • AWWA to Congress: Protection from lead today, while working for future without lead service lines

    Testifying before a U.S. House subcommittee today on behalf of the American Water Works Association, Stephen Estes-Smargiassi stressed that water professionals are committed to protecting families from lead exposure through proper corrosion control while ...

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