Salt Measurement 2.0 Released by Hedon

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Photo courtesy of Hedon

Hedon's Salt Measurement mobile tool helps to determine whether ferrous metal surfaces are salt free prior to coating with protective materials

Proper surface preparation is essential before applying protective coatings to any ferrous object. Contamination can be visible but even more dangerous invisible. Invisible contamination like soluble salts have a directly relation with the formation of corrosion under protective coatings. It's important to detect the presence of soluble salts and remove them before the protective coating is applied.

Each year hundreds of Billions of dollars are spend world wide to for the maintenance and repair of ferrous objects due to corrosion. Studies have shown that the cost of corrosion are between 1-5% of the Gross National Product per country. Corrosion can also cause a direct threat to the environment when ferrous structures fail. In general 25% of the accidents with pipelines are related to corrosion.

The Soluble Salt Meter combines surface salt extraction and conductivity measurement in one tool, allowing convenient and ergonomic operation. The hand held design provides a self-contained, easily transportable, unit for soluble salt measurements. The SSM and supplied fluid dispenser allow for quick and accurate injection of deionised water, automatic extraction of surface salts and conductivity measurement.

The SSM is developed as a direct replacement for the Bresle patch inspection method (ISO 8502-6). It has been validated in accordance with NACE standard SP0508-2008 and has demonstrated equivalence to ISO 8502-9 (the field method for the conductometric determination of soluble salts).

Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Coatings & Corrosion

Bayonne Drydock Logs Successful '14

Bayonne Drydock kicked off last year with the repair and drydocking of the U.S. Navy Ship, Pomeroy followed by the successful drydocking and repairs of the USNS Watkins.

New Coating Thickness Measurement Tool

Oxford Instruments has introduced a new tool for coating thickness measurement and materials analysis.This new model, the MAXXI 6, is based on X-ray fluorescence technology.

Marine Materials

MSC Sinfonia Upgradation at Fincantieri Shipyard

Extension operations on MSC Sinfonia, the second out of four MSC cruise ships to undergo the Renaissance Programme of enhancements, have begunin the past days at Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo.

Bunker Throughput up in Rotterdam Port

Bunkering rose again for the first time since 2011 in Rotterdam, the biggest bunker port of Europe: 10.6 million tonnes compared to 10.4 in 2013. The whole of

Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon Sets Record

The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled 735,000 tons of cargo in December, which was the highest ever single-month total at any of Indiana's three ports, and also

Electronics

Imtech Marine, Radio Holland Equip Floatel

Last month, POSH Xanadu, the largest purpose-built floatel to date was delivered at PaxOcean in Zhoushan. POSH Xanadu is a ship-shaped column stabilized semi-submersible accommodation platform,

Enhanced Satellite Connectivity in Papua New Guinea

SpeedCast partners with O3b to deliver enhanced connectivity to Papua New Guinea   Global satellite communications service provider SpeedCast International Limited

New Simulator Improves Inland Waterway Training

Simulation Tool for Brown Water Training and Collision Reconstruction   BMT ARGOSS a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., has developed a specialized version of its

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1165 sec (9 req/sec)