STRAY CURRENT CORROSION DURING PLATFORM WELDING OPERATIONS OFFSHORE

Localized corrosion detected during normal underwater inspection of platforms offshore Louisiana indicated that the standard welding procedure of hull-to-platform grounding was inadequate to completely stop corrosion from stray current flow. The investigation conducted is described in some detail and ways to overcome the problem are outlined.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Conference, Houston, Texas, May 2-5, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Offshore Technology Conference

    6200 North Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX  USA  45206
  • Authors:
    • Sump, G D
    • Schrantz, M D
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170676
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 3025, Vol 4 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 7 1978 12:00AM