Corrosion is a major factor affecting the overall health of military aircraft. Anything from changing temperatures to environmental factors can cause corrosion. Microbes, however, are major ...
What is Microbiologically Induced Corrosion (MIC) Microbiologically influenced corrosion is corrosion caused by the presence and activities of microorganisms in biofilms on the surface of the ...
Microbial action has been identified as a contributor to rapid corrosion of metals and alloys exposed to soils; seawater, distilled water, and freshwater; crude oil, hydrocarbon fuels, and process ...
Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) is especially likely in jetty pipelines. Many refineries and oil terminals are located beside major stretches of water—either a sea or river—to provide an ...