The History of MIC Testing

The History of MIC Testing

Microbial corrosion, also known as microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC), is a type of corrosion that occurs when microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, and algae grow on metal surfaces and produce byproducts that cause corrosion. Testing for microbial...
Microbial Corrosion: Is Your Industry At Risk?

Microbial Corrosion: Is Your Industry At Risk?

Microbial corrosion (MIC) is a type of corrosion that is caused by the presence and activities of microorganisms. While there’s a wide variety of different types of corrosion that exists, MIC is particularly threatening to certain industries because it is so difficult...
4 Common Types of Corrosion

4 Common Types of Corrosion

Corrosion is a gradual deterioration of materials by chemical or electrochemical reaction with their environment. It is important to prevent or get ahead of corrosion before it starts as it can cause significant loss to time, money and resources. Corrosion comes in...
Three Reasons Why Investing in MIC Prevention is Worth It

Three Reasons Why Investing in MIC Prevention is Worth It

Simply put, Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) is a type of corrosion that is specifically harmful to most engineering materials. It is caused by the presence and activities of microorganisms.  While microorganisms may have a negative connotation to them...
MIC Testing in Action: Corrolytics Visits Alaska

MIC Testing in Action: Corrolytics Visits Alaska

A dynamic team made up of leaders from both Corrolytics and other key industry companies headed to Hilcorp, Alaska in September to collect samples for MIC testing.   Corrolytics co-founders Dr. Anwar Sadek, Sai Prasanna Chinthala and Dr. Chelsea Monty-Brome lead the...

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