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Publications

Remedial Technology is committed to providing feedback and information regarding the latest technology and practical applications of remediation projects and corrosion control systems. Our aim is to allow access to a wider audience of the benefits of our practical experience in the field and the latest developments in infrastructure rehabilitation and corrosion control technologies.

Please find listed a selection of key papers and publications published by the principal of Remedial Technology:

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Future Directions for Designing Low Maintenance Impressed Current Concrete Cathodic Protection Systems

Impressed current cathodic protection (CP) for reinforced concrete structures is a proven technology which can provide long-term corrosion protection solutions for marine structures.

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A New Approach for the Management of Cathodic Protection Systems

Impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) for reinforced concrete structures is a proven technology which has provided long term corrosion prevention for a number of marine structures owned by the NSW Department of Industry (DoI) Lands.

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Review of Cathodic Protection Systems for Concrete Structures in Australia

Impressed current cathodic protection (CP) for reinforced concrete structures is a proven technology which can provide long term corrosion prevention for marine structures if properly designed and installed. This technology has been applied to a large number of concrete structures in Australia over ....

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Protecting Concrete Wharves with Cathodic Protection

In 1999, an impressed current cathodic protection(ICCP) system was installed and commissioned on several steel-reinforced concrete structures that support the Port of Brisbane’s Wharves 4 and 5. Atef Cheaitani, managing director of Remedial TechnologyPty., Ltd. (Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia ... 

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Management of Cathodic Protection Systems in Marine Environments

Impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) for reinforced concrete structures is a proven technology which can provide long term corrosion prevention solutions for marine structures. The three main issues associated with the long term performance and low cost maintenance of a CP system are the...

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Review of Cathodic Protection Systems for Concrete Structures in Australia

Impressed current cathodic protection (CP) for reinforced concrete structures is a proven technology which can provide long term corrosion prevention solutions for marine structures. This technology has been employed on a large number of concrete structures in Australia over the past 30 years and ...

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Cathodic prevention and cathodic protection of new and existing concrete elements at the Sydney Opera House NACE, USA, 1997

As a part of a major rehabilitation programme of the Sydney Opera House, cathodic prevention and cathodic protection systems were installed to protect new precast elements, the soffit and piers under the western broadwalk. The CP installation was carried out using a grid anode installed in the new ...

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The Electrochemical Desalination of a Coastal Road Bridge , RILEM, Australia, 1998

A significant number of Australia’s road bridges are located in coastal regions and hence subject to aggressive environmental conditions through direct contact with salt water and indirectly through wind borne salts. This paper describes the electrochemical ...

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Cathodic Protection to the Port of Brisbane Structure, NACE, USA, 1999

Electrochemical treatment of reinfmced concrete structures has been used extensively in Australia This paper will describe one of the largest cathodic protection systems for reinforced concrete structures in Australia. The area of the cathodic protection (CP) system for the Port of Brisbane is ...

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Cathodic Protection Criteria and Practrical Completion Issues for CP of Reinforced Concrete Structures, NACE, USA. 2000

Cathodic protection of steel in concrete has emerged in the last 10-15 years from being an experimental method to a well-established technique to combat reinforcement corrosion, particularly chloride-induced corrosion. Various organisations have produced sets of criteria against which the performa ...

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Strategy for monitoring the long term corrosion performance of Queensland main roads concrete infrastructure ACA, Australia 2005

A range of Queensland Main Roads concrete structures have been instrumented with linear polarisation resistance (LPR) probes to determine the long-term durability performance of repair solutions in two cases and in another case put into a new ...

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Application of Cathodic Prevention to Sea Cliff Bridge Lawrence Hargrave Drive, ACA, Australia, 2006

Chloride-induced corrosion can have severe impacts on the integrity of reinforced concrete structures and can dramatically shorten their service. Cathodic Prevention (CPrev) is an effective electrochemical method used to prevent the initiation of corrosion in reinforced concrete structures in marine ...

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Performance of Cathodic Prevention System of Sydney Opera House Underbroadwalk After 10 Years of Operation, NACE, USA, 2006

Cathodic prevention (CPrev) of reinforced concrete structures is used to improve the corrosion resistance of reinforcement for marine structures that are expected to suffer from chloride-induced corrosion during their service life. As a part of a major rehabilitation programme to the Sydney Opera ...

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Cathodic Protection of a Multi-Storey Building, Method of Project Delivery and Long-Term Maintenance, ACA, Australia, 2007

The Trident Building is a 15 storey apartment complex situated on a beach frontage in the Sydney suburb of Manly. As a part of a major building refurbishment during 1996-1997, cathodic protection repair was carried out to selected elements of the building. The refurbishment work included major ...

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Durability Issues Associated with the Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures in Marine Environments, Chennai, India, 2010

In recent years, durability requirements are often specified for new reinforced concrete structures especially for structures to be built in marine environments. It is evident today that the use of high performance concrete, good concrete cover, corrosion inhibitors and protective coating is ...

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Latest Trends in Corrosion Control for New Reinforced Concrete Structures and a New Concept for Intelligent Structures, NACE, USA, 2012

In recent years, increased service life and structural monitoring requirements are often specified for major bridges which will be built in a marine environment. Previously, different measures were considered to improve the durability of these new structures. These measures included the modification ...

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Half-Cell Potential Mapping Of Reinforced Concrete, publication Corrosion and Materials, Australia, 2002

Corrosion evaluation of reinforcement embedded in concrete is often carried out by employing various techniques and tests. Half-cell potential mapping is a well-known technique used mainly to provide information regarding the probability of corrosion in reinforced concrete structures. In combination ...

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Cathodic Protection of Steel in Concrete in Australia: History And Current Status

This paper will review the history of Cathodic Protection (CP) of steel in concrete in Australia, the design of CP systems, the various anode and control systems used, the maintenance and monitoring of existing CP systems and the method of project delivery of CP contracts in Australia. The informaion ...

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Bridge Corrosion Risks Assessed with Structural Health Monitoring, Publication Materials Performance USA, 2012

Corrosion is a major factor that can affect the service of life and safety of a structure. Steel components, a mainstay in structures constructed of reinforced and prestressed concrete are subject to corrosion stemming from several factors, which include water, chlorides from deicing salts and coa ...