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Fighting the Effects of Corrosion



The corrosion of metal is inevitability as weather events and time can cause high-risk and expensive damage to all types of military equipment and vehicles. Signs include discoloration and scaling, the formation of deep gouges, and increasingly larger cracks and crevices.

Established in 2003, MILSPRAY® provides corrosion prevention, control & repair and other services to the Department of Defense (DOD), Government agencies and commercial customers that extend the useful life of military vehicles, aircraft, ships, weapons and equipment.

Types of corrosion:

  • Crevice Corrosion: The gap or crevice formed between two metals or non-metallic material.

  • Deposit Corrosion: Non-uniform deposition of corrosive coating gets deposited on the metal surface.

  • Waterline Attack Corrosion: Metal below the waterline gets corroded.

  • Filiform Corrosion: It occurs on metallic surfaces coated with a thin organic film that is typically 0.1 mm thick.

  • Erosion Corrosion: Usually found at high flow rates around tube blockages, tube inlet ends, or in pump impellers.

  • Turbulent-flow Corrosion: Acceleration in the rates of corrosion attack in metal due to continuous Turbulent Flow.

  • Fretting: Refers to corrosion damage at the asperities of contact surfaces.

  • Intergranular Corrosion: It is a localized attack along the grain boundaries while the bulk of the grains remain largely unaffected.

  • Pitting: Cavities or “holes” are produced in the material.

  • Selective Corrosion: e.g. Dezincification of brass

  • Graphitic Corrosion: It is the deterioration of grey cast iron.

  • Corrosion fatigue: It is the mechanical degradation of a material under the joint action of corrosion

MILSPRAY® has a proven record of performance with highly trained, skilled, and certified corrosion repair personnel, deployable vehicle and equipment wash systems, expeditionary renewable and hybrid energy systems, and more. For more information on our services, give us a call today.

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