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Corrosion and Composites Headlines, April 20 - 29

May 02, 2016

In order to stay on top of the latest industry news, we’re always scouring the web for articles on corrosion and composites. Here are the interesting articles we found during the last 10 days of April.


Question of the Day: Does rust form in space?
The short answer: Yes, it does. Check out the link above for more info. Also see this article if you want an intense scientific breakdown about atomic oxygen.

House Transportation Panel OKs Pipeline Safety Bill
Looks like the US gov't is going to be researching the latest corrosion prevention technologies.

FICCI, NACE together celebrate 'International Corrosion Awareness Day'
A global study undertaken by NACE International indicates that corrosion is impacting 4.2 percent of Indian GDP. The extent of the problem indeed is serious and will require urgent appropriate measures.

The Difference Between the Two Most Popular Stainless Steels
When it comes to the two of the most widely used stainless steels in the world, 304 and 316, selecting the most optimal material can mean longer lasting performance, especially in challenging corrosive environments.


University of Hawaii Pitcher Protected by Composites
Brendan Hornung, a star pitcher for the University of Hawaii who almost lost his life in 2014 after a skull fracture, has returned to the game and is now staying safe with an extremely strong composite plate in his new helmet.

Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market to Reach US$5.39 bn by 2019, Driven by Demand from Construction and Building Industry.
A recent report by Transparency Market Research, titled “Wood-Plastic Composites Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019,” enumerates the various factors influencing the growth trajectory of the global wood plastics market which should reach US$5.3 billion by 2019.

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