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NAVAIR Unveils a Breakthrough Alternative to Chromate-Based Primers for DoD Aircraft
In 2009, the Department of Defense acquisition chief John J. Young, Jr. issued a mandate requiring the military departments to find new ways to reduce their use of hexavalent chromium (also known as hex-chrome or Cr6+).
To Educate the DoD Facilities Community, the Whole Building Design Guide Adds ‘Knowledge' Resources and New Training
With support from the DoD Corrosion Policy and Oversight Office, the WBDG–Whole Building Design Guide®, found at www.wbdg.orghas published new informational content to help facilities experts stay current on best practices in corrosion prevention and mitigation.
Read the Best Papers of the 2017 DoD-Allied Nations Technical Corrosion Conference
In the Spring 2018 edition of DoD CorrDigest, three award-winning papers are featured. These works address such topics as alternative pump coatings for military vehicle wash racks, corrosion fatigue crack propagation in a Stryker combat vehicle, and the passivity breakdown and pitting corrosion of AL-LI aerospace alloys.