Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Structural Integrity articles below.
The Miami building collapse is another devastating wake-up call for all industry stakeholders.
This third article in a three-part series describes crevice corrosion, which occurs at or near areas where metal parts are joined in buildings and on other assets.
This type of corrosion may be difficult to detect and can cause serious damage to critical infrastructure and industrial assets.
During facilities under construction, this coating provides mechanical protection against nicks, abrasion, scratches, and over-spray to the surface that it covers.
Internal sources of water intrusion include plumbing and mechanical systems, while external sources include floods or even an average rainfall.
Construction has reached a point where the first research activities can begin while the facility’s interior is fitted-out and the exterior is finished.