While grease protects the interior of chassis components from corrosion, paint and other coatings protect the exterior of the vehicle. One company is trying to convince the industry that it has a better way to protect underbody parts from rusting.
The frame, suspensions, axles etc. on this truck were refurbished using CORSOL® Metal Treatment System 13 years ago. After 13 years and 1.7 million miles running in Northeast North America, the refurbished components are still in excellent condition, proving once again that CORSOL®works as a cost effective corrosion solution for truck and trailer corrosion.
PRP Industries entered into a corrosion test study with the Washington State Department of Transportation.
PRP Industries entered into a corrosion test study performed at the Ford Motor Company Proving Grounds. One half of a bumper was entirely treated utilizing Corsol® Metal Treatment System. The left 1/3rd was top coated with PRP Urethane, the right 1/3rd was top coated with a PRP Acrylic Clear Coat and the middle 1/3rd was left as CORSOL®ONLY.
JOST International agrees to offer CORSOL® The Alternative to Galvanizing on Landing Gear as a corrosion solution to Fleets.
Phil Pierce, President of PRP Industries gives presentation on Galvanic Corrosion and ways of preventing or reducing its effects at the Technology and Maintenance Council’s fall meeting.
Phil Pierce, President of PRP Industries will speak at this fall’s meeting of the Technology and Maintenance Council in Cincinnati, OH. Phil Pierce will give a presentation on new technology and introduce Corsol®, PRP Industries’ newest offering. Corsol® is an innovative Metal Treatment System that provides high corrosion and chip resistance to treated metals. Unlike paints which can shrink over time and shatter upon impact, Corsol® creates a durable “skin” electrochemically bonded to the material beneath it.
Wal-Mart Transportation has announced plans to test PRP Industries’ Corsol® metal treatment system on some of its trailers. It is hoped that this testing will validate PRP Industries’ claims that Corsol® will extend trailer life and reduce related expenses.
Fleet Will Independently Determine What Really Works
Olympia, Washington – January 22, 2009: “There’s been a great deal of talk, but not enough honest effort to find an anti-corrosion solution for the transportation industry,” states a frustrated Joe Stinton, Equipment Technician for Washington State DOT. “Since the industry isn’t anxious to do it, we’ve decided to do it ourselves.”