Reaffirmed (with editorial changes) in 2019. Presents corrosion control guidelines that are applicable to existing atmospherically exposed structures made of concrete conventionally reinforced with carbon steel. These guidelines should be used primarily when repair or rehabilitation is being implemented because of deterioration resulting from the corrosion of steel reinforcement. Includes sections on Periodic Inspection and Routine Maintenance of reinforced-concrete structures (site survey, structural survey, repair options), Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures, and Corrosion Control Techniques and Repair Strategy. Corrosion control techniques that are described include surface treatments, removal of concrete, and electrochemical treatments, including ECE, ER, and cathodic protection.
New in 2020! This standard presents accepted methods and practices regarding the use of cathodic protection (CP) for the control of external corrosion on buried or submerged carbon steel, stainless steel, gray cast iron, ductile cast iron, copper, and aluminum piping systems at nuclear power plants. This standard may be useful at facilities other than nuclear power plants that contain complex networks of buried or submerged piping, which may be composed of more than one material and may or may not be grounded.