Rust Prevention 101

Rust Prevention 101

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During this one-hour presentation, we explore the rusting process and how it relates to structural integrity, life-cycle, and safety. We review rust prevention strategies, surface, preparation, and specific coating types

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define rust and explain how and why the rusting process occurs by chemical reaction with its environment
  2. Review various types of rust and how they relate to structural integrity, life-cycle, and safety of assets
  3. Discuss basic surface preparation needed for the prevention of rust on new steel and the treatment of rust on existing steel
  4. Identify the different coatings that comprise a coating system and explain the role of each coating regarding VOCs, sustainability, and life-cycle
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Applicable Credits