Tag: corrosion

Coating developed at S&T could strengthen nation’s infrastructure and create jobs in Rolla

Posted by on May 20, 2009

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a glass-based coating for reinforcement bars that helps prevent corrosion and strengthens the bond between steel and concrete. This material could help engineers build stronger bridges and increase the longevity of other steel-reinforced structures.

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UMR researchers develop environmentally friendly coatings for military applications

Posted by on July 31, 2006

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla are helping to develop a two-layer, chromate-free coating system to protect military equipment, especially aircraft, from corrosion. The two layers consist of a non-chromate conversion coating and self-priming ultra-violet light materials.

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Professor, alumni honored for "real-world" corrosion solution

Posted by on March 27, 2003

For helping an electronics company solve a problem with corrosion, Dr. Matthew O’Keefe, associate professor of metallurgical engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, recently received the Best U.S. Paper Award at the 2003 Electronics Assembly Process Exhibition and Conference (APEX) conference in Anaheim, Calif.

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