Corrosion Prevention & Cathodic Protection for Concrete and Masonry Encased Steel

The Corrosion Prevention Association represents consultants, contractors and manufacturers working in the field of corrosion prevention for reinforced concrete and masonry encased steel.

The CPA acts as the leading authority and source of information on the subject of cathodic protection, and other electrochemical treatments including realkalisation, desalination, chloride extraction, corrosion inhibitors and the use of galvanic and impressed current anodes in cathodic protection systems. The CPA aims to ensure a greater understanding of the preservation of reinforced concrete structures and masonry clad steel framed buildings.

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Latest News

CATHODIC PROTECTION AND MASONRY CLAD STEEL FRAME BUILDINGS: AN EXERCISE IN PRESERVATION AND DURABLE REPAIRS.

Transitional masonry, clad steel frame construction was an engineering feat of the late 1800s.  Originating as a ‘fire-proof’ construction technique which utilized steel frame elements encased in masonry to transfer load led to immense technological changes in architectural design and construction. By utilizing steel frame construction, the designer was no longer reliant on heavy, thick […]

VECTOR CORROSION SERVICES – POST TENSION IMPREGNATION RAWCLIFFE BRIDGE

Vector provided material, equipment and technical services to impregnate post-tensioned tendons on the Rawcliffe Bridge over Dutch River in Yorkshire. The work was completed over 5 weeks with support from the main contractor. Bonded post-tensioned cables can experience corrosion and reduced durability when grouting problems such as voids or defective grout are present.  The Post-Tech […]

COVID-19 Update

Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the UK remains a rapidly changing and uncertain landscape. Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted every avenue of our lives and altered the way we live. The CPA have strong business continuity measures in place and we are confident that as we adapt to the new norm, the service we provide members […]

CPA Corrosion Basics Online Course

The CPA have developed and launched the CPA Corrosion Basics Online Course, providing an introduction to Corrosion.

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