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Case History Spotlight #461: Corrosion Control for Ice Arena

October 26, 2023

Cortec M-605 PS Case History Spotlight

A university in New York used a 30% calcium chloride brine solution in cooling systems at its ice arena. Unfortunately, the high chloride concentration was causing carbon steel components to corrode at a rapid rate. By adding M-605 PS to the brine solution at 0.5%, the university was able to reign in corrosion rates to an acceptable level. Due to the success of the additive, the ice arena continued using M-605 PS in its cooling system for ongoing corrosion protection.

Keywords: Case History Spotlight, corrosion control, ice arena corrosion, cooling system corrosion, lower corrosion rates in brine, university cooling system maintenance, Cortec, chiller system corrosion, corrosion inhibitor for brine

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