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Corrosion in Concrete

Corrosion in Concrete

Why do people still think there is a critical chloride level in concrete that leads to corrosion? Why can’t they use the failure analysis tools that have been available since the 1960s and locate where the salt penetrates and causes corrosion?

Ohio State Fair Accident Caused by Corrosion

Ohio State Fair Accident Caused by Corrosion

The amusement park ride known as The Fire Ball malfunctioned on July 26, killing one individual and injuring seven others. The incident, after being investigated, happened because of “excessive corrosion” of the interior of the gondola support beam. The Fire Ball ride consists of about six rows of seats and spins around above the ground at about 40 feet high. The entire ride also moves back and forth like a pendulum.