AN ANALYSIS OF DOT REQUIREMENTS FOR CORROSION CONTROL

A survey of corrosion aspects of federal pipeline requirements under the Pipeline Safety Act as set by the U.S. Department of Transportation covers general requirements; coating and cathodic protection of new pipelines; difficulties of getting permission to install new pipelines without coating and cathodic protection; application of cathodic protection to existing coated transmission lines; corrosion surveys and electrical isolation of bare transmission lines; corrosion surveys and electrical isolation of bare and coated distribution lines; requirements for record keeping and monitoring; and the need for judgment in selecting among five applicable criteria setting the required level of cathodic protection.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at 6th Western States Corrosion Seminar, California State Polytechnic College, May 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Oildom Publishing Company

    1217 Kennedy Boulevard
    Bayonne, NJ  United States  04002
  • Authors:
    • Husock, B
  • Publication Date: 1972-3

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 36-38
  • Serial:
    • Pipe Line News
    • Volume: 44
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: Oildom Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056116
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM