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Corrosion in construction and civil engineering

Most buildings and structures contain metals, either as the main material or in structural elements. Metals have an important function as either loading-bearing or cosmetic components. Inappropriate materials or design and inadequate corrosion protection can have disastrous consequences for both safety and financially.

RISE carries out failure analysis and research and development of metals for use in buildings and civil engineering projects. This includes structures, roads, bridges, tunnels, piping/pipe lines, climate control systems, harbours and more. Our focus areas are:

  • Road tunnels, bridge guard rails and other road infrastructure
  • Cathodic protection
  • Ground pipework, polymers and metals
  • Welding assessment of metals in structures
  • Inspections and damage analyses

Contact person

Bror Sederholm

Specialist

+46 10 228 48 59
bror.sederholm@ri.se

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