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Investigators: Corroded Pipe That Caused Explosion At Philadelphia Oil Refinery Wasn’t Inspected For Corrosion In Past 45 Years 

Friday, December 6, 2019
An uninspected corroded elbow pipe, half the thickness of a credit card, was responsible for the fire and explosion at a South Philadelphia oil refinery. The incident highlights the need for regular inspections of not only piping at refineries but also storage tanks at facilities large and small. PCA Engineering, Inc. has the capabilities of inspecting your hazardous chemical, petroleum, and water-based assets.

Best Practices for Protecting Pipelines from Corrosion 

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Preventing corrosion is a key issue in sustainability and the environment. Corrosion protection is also a green living practice, although somewhat less obvious than practices like solar energy. PCA Engineering, Inc. regularly performs Close Interval Surveys (CIS) on pipelines to ensure cathodic protection is operating effectively and to help protect the environment.

Building a Strong Future for Women in Corrosion 

Thursday, November 21, 2019
The inaugural "Women in Corrosion" breakfast will be held at the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) breakfast at the annual Corrosion and Prevention conference. This article takes a look at the people fighting for gender parity in the corrosion industry.

How protective coatings fit into an improving corrosion control market 

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Coatings offer corrosion protection via barrier protection, inhibition, and cathodic protection. Maintaining these coatings is important, as coating failure can lead to associated corrosion activity. PCA Engineering has NACE certified coating inspectors ready to inspect your steel structures and protect and preserve your assets.

Baltimore’s natural gas system is increasingly leaky, raising concerns about safety and global warming 

Friday, October 18, 2019
There has been a 75% increase of pipe joint failures in natural gas pipe systems from 2009 to 2016, and aging infrastructure is becoming a significant concern not only in Baltimore, but throughout the country. PCA Engineering provides both gas leak detection and cathodic protection services. Schedule your survey today!

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