Wednesday, August 31, 2011

India - Steel Manufacturing - International Iron Ore and Steel Making Raw Materials Conference 2011

Greetings from OreTeam!

You are cordially invited in OreTeam's Conference, please find the details below:

'OreTeam's International Iron Ore & Steel Making Raw Materials Conference 2011'

Date: Thu, Nov 17 to Fri, Nov 18
Venue: Marriot Hotel, GOA, India
Fee: Single Delegate - INR 25,000 and USD 750
Limited Special Packages are available for multiple delegate bookings and accommodations.

For bookings and registrations, please email me at and

Kind Regards
Monica Bachchan

Europe - Tata Steel - Zinc Coated Boron Steel for Automobile Industry

Tata Steel free to market new ultra high strength automotive steel‬‪-zinc-coated boron steel sheet, called ZnX® which is suitable for hot forming. ZnX® offers the ultra high strength benefits, with the added advantage of active corrosion protection.‬‪

Article Source:
Publication Date: 24 Aug 2011

Monday, August 29, 2011

Journal Article - Corrosion Research - Statistical approaches for assessment of water corrosivity

Statistical approaches for assessment of water corrosivity

Author: Lu, B T
Source: Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology, Volume 46, Number 5, August 2011 , pp. 651-656(6)
Publisher: Maney Publishing

Our Network Discussion:

Manickam Valliappan • "The corrosivity of water is difficult to be defined using single parameter such as the corrosion rate". This statement is valid in a variety of situations. Many people have the misconception of looking at corrosion rate only for finding appropriate solutions.

2 days ago

Ashwini K Sinha • Mostly corrosion rate is measured using coupons. Coupons give only cummulative effect after a defined period of time. This does not indicate the transients which are more important. Other things are water quality, microbiological/organic matter, operating conditions, extent of fouling/scaling, which affect the corrosion behaviour. As a matter of corrosion behaviour along with correlation with other factors should be monitored.
1 day ago

Satendra Kumar • Its really a good move to do but for this as suggested by Mr Manickam and Sinha many factors will influence the corrosion rate. However, considering few important factors with respect to materials and corrosivity from the particular environment on materials using corrosion handbook, a rough calculation can be made using statistics. You can try it but will definately have to work a lot to collect data from the researchers.
4 hours ago

Thursday, August 25, 2011

India - Corrosion Conference - Workshop on Marine Corrosion and Surface Engineering, 24-26 Nov 2011

Workshop on Marine Corrosion and Surface Engineerin​g, 24-26 November 2011, Parangipettai, Tamilnadu, India

Organised by Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University and National Corrosion Council of India, Karaikudi, India

Objective: This workshop aims at creating awareness among the students, faculty members, scientists and industrialists about the Marine Corrosion problems and focuses on sharing the knowledge of the recent development in the corrosion prevention methods.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

India - Corrosion Seminar - Experimental Techniques for Corrosion Research conducted by NACE India Section and IIT Mumbai

from NACE International Gateway India Section
date Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 3:33 PM
subject Seminar- Experimental Techniques for Corrosion Research

Dear Sir,

NACE International Gateway India Section, Student Chapter in association with Dept. of Metallurgical Engg. and Mat. Science, IIT Bombay is organizing a Seminar on “Experimental Techniques for Corrosion Research” on 27 – 28 Sept 2011 at Seminar Hall, Vanvihar Guest House, IIT Bombay.

Attached, please find the seminar brochure. Those desirous of attending the workshop have to register with the Seminar Convener.  The last date for registration is 15th  September 2011. The registration will however will be closed once the required participants register.

Thanking you & with regards

Rishikesh Mishra
Manager – Technical Services

NACE International Gateway India Section
305-A, Galleria, Hiranandani Gardens,
Powai, Mumbai - 400076
Tel: +91-22-25797354 Fax: +91-22-66921572
Email:  Website:

Organizing Committee/address for communication

Mangesh Pustode
Mob. No: 08268354891

S. Logavenkatesh
Mob. No: 09757287785

Vivek Chourasiya
Mob. No.: 09321068039

Friday, August 19, 2011

Our Network Discussion: Can anybody suggest how to start in the field of corrosion as a fresher?

Can anybody suggest how to start in the field of corrosion as a fresher?? I have Masters degree in corrosion engineering.

20 days ago
Posted by Ishan Patel, Post Graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Kaushlendra Shukla • check this out and you will get to know how to start with it

19 days ago
Ashwini K Sinha • There are many industries dealing with corrosion & corrosion control. You may look into websites industries like IOCL, ONGC, GAIL, EIL etc for any vaccancies. You have done masters in corrosion engineering than what was your specialization? You can call me at 9650991195 sometime late in the evening or on saturday. Regards
18 days ago
Ashwini K Sinha • Dear Friends,
I have over 34 years of experience in Corrosion & Control in Power plants which includes failure analysis due to corrosion, corrosion monitoring, corrosion analysis, coolling water treatment, design of cathodic protection, protective coatings, corrosion audit, acid dew point corrosion, chemical cleaning of heat exchangers, selection of corrosion resistant materials, efficiency improvements, etc. My experience also covers setting up of R&D centres, water recycling, etc. I am working presently with NTPC and am due to retire in July 2012. I am looking for consultancy assignments in Corrosion related areas, establishment of labs, waters & waste waters treatments, control of corrosion etc. If any body has any requirements related to this, please contact me at or +919650991195. Thanking you in advance.
18 days ago
Ishan Patel • To Ashwini K Sinha
Thanks a lot sir.
As a speciallization, I have done laboratory testing of Hign nitrogen stainless steels in acidic environements for a year as a part of final year thesis at IIT Roorkee. That includes electrochemical methods like potentiodynamic polarization, EIS (Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy) etc. Also I have knowledge of other ASTM test methods.

I will definetly contact you for the guidelines how to start my career as a fresher in corrosion field. The companies you suggested dont have current openings for fresher corrosion engineer. Last year there were 12 seats for MTech corrosion engineer in EIL.
17 days ago
Manickam Valliappan • @Ishan: Thanks for posting this important discussion.

As far the present opportunities are concerned, you can consider the following options.

1. Corrosion education - working with an academic institution.

2. Corrosion research and failure investigation - working with a private/government research institution/testing house.

3. Corrosion control service providers - CP, Chemical Treatment, Protective Coatings and Metallic/non metallic materials.

4. Corrosion consultant services - working with a freelancer or a plant design company/technical service provider.

5. End-users - Chemical, oil&gas, refining, thermal, nuclear, marine and infrastructure

What is your main interest? We can explore the best option (I would say Combination: you may choose to begin your career with research first and then move to the industries or consultant houses or service providers; This combination determines the level of professional growth in our domain) based on the market trend and individual interests..

I recommend you to put your CV in Job column of this network. We will continue our discussion.

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