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Atmospheric corrosion

RISE has long and extensive experience in study of atmospheric corrosion of outdoor structures in several applications.

Outdoor structures including buildings, bridges, tunnels, as well as different types of vehicles - cars, boats and airplanes - are required to be exposed to atmospheric environment during service.

Atmospheric environment has been a key concern for applications of abovementioned outdoor structures due to various corrosive parameters, primarily chloride containing substances (salt) and air pollutants (SO2, O3, NO2, etc.) under humid conditions.

Our offer

We have several areas of expertise in the field of atmospheric corrosion such as corrosion protectioncorrosion in infrastructure, vehicle corrosion, corrosion protection painting and coating degradation and durability.

We make standardised and customer adapted testing at our field stations, of which the largest is located at Bohus Malmö, accelerated testing following various automotive standardised tests and test methods accredited by SWEDAC, as well as mobile corrosion testing on trailers.

We run several Member Research Consortia (MRC) within atmospheric corrosion such as aerospaceautomotive corrosioncoil coatingcorrosion protection and surface technology.

We also offer determination of the corrosivity category in different environments.

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