Plastic packaging films can be readily impregnated with Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitors (VCIs) to provide corrosion protection, in addition to the basic physical barrier afforded by the plastic. VCI-containing plastic films are recyclable. This paper will discuss the benefits of using in-house recycling lines. Improved environmental profile. Better quality. Cost saving.
Biocorrosion or microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) is a major problem in the oil and gas industry. Biofilms are the culprits of MIC. In this work, D-amino acids were used to enhance two biocides, alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride (ADBAC) and tributyl tetradecyl phosphonium chloride (TTPC), to treat a field biofilm consortium on C1018 carbon steel coupons.
In a bioinspired approach, we have used (as scale inhibitors) several non-toxic, “green” polyelectrolytes that possess “active” chemical moieties, capable of stabilizing silicic acid, for a prolonged time period. These additives include either neutral or charged polymers that stabilize two soluble forms of “Si”, silicic and disilicic acids.