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Pipe Corrosion, Control, and Defects – Kiefner Training

Course Overview:

Pipeline corrosion is among the top challenges faced by the pipeline industry. Despite its significance, many individuals entering the field often lack a solid grasp of the technical aspects surrounding pipeline corrosion. Kiefner Technical Training presents a course tailor-made to bridge this gap, offering a comprehensive understanding of pipeline corrosion without delving into the advanced depths suited for corrosion professionals.

Core Learning Objectives:

  • Electrochemistry and Pipelines:
    • Understand the foundational electrochemistry principles relevant to pipeline corrosion.
  • Corrosion Types & Their Impacts:
    • Dive into the various types of pipeline corrosion and the damage they can cause.
  • Cathodic Protection Systems:
    • Discover the benefits and mechanisms behind cathodic protection systems and their crucial role in corrosion mitigation.
  • Pipeline Corrosive Environments:
    • Learn about different corrosive environments and how they influence pipelines.
  • Monitoring & Measurements:
    • Grasp the electrical measurements vital for tracking corrosion control and delve into terminologies such as IR Drop, ON, and Instant OFF pipe-to-soil measurements.
  • Coating & Corrosion:
    • Explore the dual role coatings play: acting as a preventive measure against corrosion while also potentially causing it.
  • Above Ground Electrical Surveys:
    • Uncover the relevance of these surveys and how they assist in managing pipeline corrosion.
  • Regulations & Compliance:
    • Familiarize yourself with the regulatory landscape governing corrosion control and the industry’s compliance requirements.
  • Corrosion Defect Identification:
    • Equip yourself with the skills to identify and categorize different types of corrosion defects.

Why This Course?

  • Expertise Gain: Elevate your knowledge about one of the biggest challenges in the pipeline industry.
  • Practical Skills: Equip yourself with tangible skills that have real-world applications in the field of pipeline management and maintenance.
  • Risk Management: Equip yourself to proactively identify and address manufacturing defects, ensuring the longevity and safety of pipelines.

For further course details and enrollment options, please reach out to Kiefner Technical Training.

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