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University Of New Orleans Researcher Develops Nontoxic Corrosion Inhibitor

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January 24, 2000
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In the current wave of environmental prudence and cost-cutting consciousness, University of New Orleans researcher Alfred Daech and researchers at University of New Orleans Gulf Coast Region Maritime Technology Center (GCRMTC) have developed a new, environmentally friendly corrosion inhibitor that could save the military and commercial airline industry millions of dollars in their war against corrosion--one of the costliest problems in the nation--in terms of resources, materials, energy and even human life.

"This is the transition from 'we don't give a damn if we pollute the world' to 'we better stop polluting the world.' " Nontoxic coating for aluminum is not carcinogenic, applies easily and will help control hazardous materials costs, and handling


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