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55th Annual Corrosion Short Course55 annual short course

Feb 23-25, 2016

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2015 Course PDF
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Purdue Physical Facilities
Indiana Corrosion Society
Ohio Corrosion Committee
NACE International –
Southwest Ohio Section
NACE International –
Detroit Chapter

Chicago Regional
Committee on
Underground Corrosion
Michigan Electrolysis
Vectren Energy

Hands-on Training Opportunity - On Tuesday, February 24, from noon-3 p.m., there will be four hands-on training stations:  Industry experts showing the latest in Ultrasonic Instrument and Pit Gauge Measurements, Line Locating, Setting Current Interrupters in Rectifiers, and Taking the Basic Bond Measurement. Students will learn how to properly operate the equipment at each station.
Pipeline Integrity – This section discusses in-depth the various analytical tools available for determining the causes of pipeline wall loss and structure. As it relates to pipeline integrity, interpretation of DOT rule-making from transmission and distribution viewpoints will be discussed.
Coatings School – Surface preparation and coating fundamentals will be discussed. The course will address inspection techniques in the field and at the coating mill, knowledge of proper coating selection, and hands-on field application procedures. A voluntary test will be offered at the conclusion of the course.
Basic Section – This section will provide a structured course, with an optional test. It is designed to assist in the preparation for the Cathodic Protection Tester Certification test.
Intermediate Section – This section will present NACE and DOT criteria, an overview of pipeline coatings, and interference testing; an optional test is offered.
Advanced Section – This section will present advanced techniques, materials, and design; an optional test is offered.
Rectifier School – Corrosion technicians can learn about the fundamentals of troubleshooting, maintenance, and operation of rectifiers. In the class, students will be able to work physically with the equipment. A voluntary test will be offered at the conclusion of the course.
Special Topics – This section will address current issues and problems facing the industry, and will endeavor to find solutions.

Practical Applications of Corrosion Control – This course is designed for operators, field laborers, and supervisors that want a basic understanding of the concepts of corrosion. A lot of hands-on training and basic fundamentals will be addressed.

Internal Corrosion - This course will feature industry experts presenting the latest information on internal corrosion.