INVESTIGATION ON THE CORROSION OF STEEL BRIDGES AND THE METHOD OF MAINTENANCE PAINTING

The degree of rust and of the degradation of paint films was investigated on two hundred and seventy railway bridges in various kinds of corrosive environments. Based on the results of the investigation, proper repainting cycles were estimated at 6.9 years in rural zone, 7.8 years in mountainous zone, 6.0 years in industrial zone and 3.9 years in seaside zone. The degree of rust was found to be quite different on the various structural parts of railway bridges.

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    JAPANESE NATIONAL RAILWAYS

    TOKYO,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • SATO, Y
    • HASHIMOTO, T
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

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  • Accession Number: 00127352
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1975 12:00AM