News from MATCOR – Oct 2016
Pipeline Rehabilitation and “Attenuation Deficit Disorder”
Around the world, the pipeline industry is seeing a growing number of “attenuation deficit disorder” outbreaks along their older pipelines. This is not a disease or a medical condition afflicting pipeline company personnel, but is a reference to a growing global problem with pipeline cathodic protection (CP) systems that are affected by older coatings that are failing. Pipeline operators need a solution for pipeline rehabilitation.
MATCOR Receives Patent for SPL-SandAnode™
MATCOR was recently awarded a US patent for its SandAnode impressed current linear anode. Invented by Glenn Shreffler, executive vice president of engineering for MATCOR, the SPL-SandAnode is the only impressed current linear anode designed specifically for under tank installations with less than six inches of sand where the anode is to be installed.
CORCON India 2016: Awards for Best CP Paper and Corrosion Engineering Excellence
Please join us in congratulating two of our colleagues recognized during CORCON: Mr. Shailesh Javia was awarded the NIGIS Corrosion Awareness Award and Mr. Ted Huck received Best Paper in the Cathodic Protection Track.
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Join the MATCOR team at these upcoming industry events!
- Nov 15-16 AMI Pipeline Coating & Protection Conference
- Nov 30-Dec 1 NACE Western Area Conference
- Jan 24-26 International Pipeline Coatings Technology Conference
- Mar 26-30 2017 NACE Corrosion 2017
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