Corrosion

Extending the Life of Trucks, Trailers, and other Metal Assets – Cleaning and Corrosion Protection

To some, metal assets dictate livelihood. Truck drivers, for example, depend on the structural integrity of the vehicle for both income and personal safety. Maintaining the truck is extremely important, and can often require the replacement of parts. This can be very costly, especially in a sometimes volatile industry. Other...

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The Best Film to Protect Packaged Metal Products

If you’re shipping or storing metal, the best anticorrosive film on the market is now flame retardant and still fully customizable. Problem: Metal products, parts, and/or components require protection from the elements during shipment. Exposure to humidity, salt, moisture, condensation, and other aggressive industrial atmospheres cause tarnish, rust, white...

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Cortec VpCI® versus desiccant bags

Corrosion is definitely a concern when packaging and shipping delicate electronic devises or components.  Many electronic components have exposed copper which in the presence of moisture can corrode.  When electrical contact is required, even a slightly corroded copper surface can impede connections. Desiccants have traditionally been used to protect electronic...

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Corrosion issues are everywhere

It doesn’t take long to peruse the news and find stories relating to corrosion.   Corrosion is one of the most common issues that consumers and industry face and estimates indicate that billions of dollars are spent each year dealing with corrosion issues.   The following are a few news items...

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University Study promotes Vapor Phase Corrosion Protection

An interesting paper was presented at the NACE International Corrosion 2015 Conference and Expo.  Download Paper Here  NACE International is an association dedicated to assisting organizations with corrosion issues by providing training, research and education materials to the general public.   One of the papers presented was a comparison study...

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What is the ROI of corrosion protection?

There was a recent press release about a company that created an online ROI calculation tool for adding corrosion inhibitors to road salt brine.  See press release here.   While this is an industry that Packnet does not serve, this press release does bring up an interesting point:  what is...

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