Chemical Corrosion Inhibitors

| January 4, 2018

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As the installed water-based fire sprinklers in the US continue to age, many systems begin to experience pinhole leaks caused by corrosion on the internal surfaces of the piping. The current state-of-the-art1 research regarding corrosion in fire sprinkler systems suggests that the primary cause for these corrosion-related failures is dissolved oxygen in the water. Although microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) can be a contributing factor, there is strong empirical evidence gathered by two independent firms2 who have investigated actual fire sprinkler pipe failures which indicates that MIC accounts for less than 15% of the corrosion related failures. Oxygen corrosion accounts for the vast majority of corrosion-related pipe failures.

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