Corrosion Engineering

RK&K’s experienced engineers and technicians specialize in corrosion engineering (CE) and cathodic protection (CP), including Professional Engineers; NACE Certified Corrosion, Coatings, and Cathodic Protection Specialists; NACE Certified Cathodic Protection Technologists, Technicians, and Testers; API certified tank and piping personnel; and registered Petroleum Operations Engineers. RK&K has an exemplary record in the planning, design, installation, and troubleshooting of CP systems for natural gas, water and sewer utilities, and petroleum systems and facilities, including long transmission mains; municipal water/gas distribution systems; regulation, metering, and petroleum facilities; and sewage lift station facilities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corrosion Feasibility Studies
  • CE / CP Design & System Design Reviews
  • CP System Performance, Compliance, Troubleshooting & Analyses 
  • Ground Bed Analysis & Design for Impressed Current & Galvanic Anode Facilities
  • Soils Analysis, Impressed Current & Galvanic Anode for CP Systems
  • Stray Current Evaluation & Analysis
  • Close Interval & IR Drop Free Potential Surveys
  • Annual Cathodic Protection Potential Surveys
  • Voltage Gradient Surveys
  • Electromagnetic Coating Surveys
  • Location of Shorts 
  • AC Interference Modeling & Mitigation
  • Corrosion Coatings Consulting 
  • API Inspections & Engineering Field Services
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling

Sample Projects

Cathodic Protection (CP) Program Review and Surveys, Worldwide, Defense Energy Supply Center (DESC)

Cathodic Protection (CP) Program Review and Surveys, Worldwide, Defense Energy Supply Center (DESC)

Engineering services for DESC, including review and approval of all CP Surveys for DoD petroleum installations.

Master Services Agreement (MSA), Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities

Master Services Agreement (MSA), Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities

MSA for on-call corrosion engineering and cathodic protection services.

Spring Gardens Plant, Baltimore Gas Electric

Spring Gardens Plant, Baltimore Gas Electric

Corrosion engineering services for 3 miles of replacement water mains.

Master Services Agreement, ConocoPhillips (CCPL)

Master Services Agreement, ConocoPhillips (CCPL)

Corrosion engineering and cathodic protection services for CPPL under an MSA at facilities from Texas to New England.