Standard Recommended Practice Control of External Corrosion on Underground or Submerged Metallic Piping Systems
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___________Foreword This standard recommended practice presents procedures and practices for achieving effective control of external corrosion on buried or submerged metallic piping systems. These recommendations are also applicable to many other buried or submerged metallic structures. It is intended for use by corrosion control personnel concerned with the corrosion of buried or submerged piping systems,...