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Research and Development (R&D) Project Sites

Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-13-0009
Project Name:   General Laboratory Support for Coating and Corrosion
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  December 31, 2012
End Date:  December 31, 2015
Contact Information
Last Name:  Virmani
First Name:  Paul
Telephone:  202-493-3052
E-mail:  paul.virmani@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Infrastructure Management Team [HRDI-60]
Program:   IRT (Infrastructure Research and Technology)
Laboratory:   Coatings and Corrosion Laboratory
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   Evaluate coatings on steel surfaces when coating comes in contact with variable levels of adverse ions.
Goals:   Develop laboratory and field methods for detection of adverse ions and test selected coatings when steel surfaces come in contact with those adverse ions.
Product Type:   Techbrief
Test Methodology:   Laboratory operation
Expected Benefits:   Identify coatings to provide acceptable service life under realistic field conditions.
Deliverables: Name: Summary report.
Product Type(s): Techbrief
Description: Summary report.
FHWA Topics:   Roads and Bridges--Asset Management
TRT Terms:   Steel
Corrosion
Chlorides
Nitrates
Coatings
Research
Infrastructure
Bridges
Roads
Materials
FHWA Disciplines:   Structures
Subject Areas:   Bridges and other structures
Construction
Materials

 

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