An overview of our services:

Corrosion:

  • Advice in the field of corrosion damage and corrosion protection
  • Risk analyzes for corrosion damage
  • Applied research on corrosion protection methods
  • Determining the cause of corrosion damage in sprinkler systems
  • Assess systems and plans for cathodic protection
  • Electrochemical measurements for investigation of corrosion processes
  • Exposure testing of materials in: – (flowing) natural sea water – C4 atmospheric environment – CO2 and chemical environments – Deep sea conditions (high pressure)These are just a handful of the options Endures can offer. If you would like more information or have any other questions about corrosion, please contact us.

Failure Analysis & Material Selection:

  • Advice on suitable materials for specific applications
  • Determining the cause of material damage
  • Microscopic investigation of the composition and microstructure of metals
  • Electrochemical measurements for material resistance in different environments
  • 3-D microscopy for characterizing the surface condition of materials
  • Assessing and researching metal specifications and certificates
  • Advice on purchasing and ordering specifications for metals

These are just a handful of the options Endures can offer. If you would like more information or have any other questions regarding materials, please contact us.

Protective coatings:

  • Exposure testing in a maritime (C4) environment
  • Immersion tests in flowing natural seawater
  • Coating inspections on buildings, ships, pipelines and infrastructure
  • Determining the cause of coating damage
  • Advice on coating choice and application aspects of coatings
  • Electrochemical measurements (EIS) to determine the protective properties of coatings on objects in the field
  • Review of coating specifications and inspection and test plans (ITP)
  • Cathodic delamination testing in natural seawater
  • Coating testing for G-9 approval (IMO / GESAMP) of ballast water treatment systemsThese are just a handful of the options we can offer. If you would like more information or have any other questions regarding coatings, please contact us.

Antifouling:

  • Efficacy testing of antifouling coatings in float tests according to ECHA guidelines
  • Erosion measurements of self-polishing antifouling coatings in natural seawater
  • Advice on authorization aspects of antifouling products
  • Applied research on alternative techniques for antifouling
  • Measurement of the frictional resistance of ship coatings with and without biological fouling
  • Research into the effectiveness of antifouling coatings after exposure to a simulated sailing pattern of a ship
  • Ship hull inspections to determine fouling and coating condition
  • Supervision of diving inspections focused on coating damage and growth condition
  • Determining the cause of coating damage on the ship’s hull
  • Advice on fuel-efficient hull maintenance of shipsThese are just a handful of the options we can offer. If you would like more information or have other questions about antifouling, please contact us.

Microbiological Corrosion (MIC):

  • Determining the cause of material damage due to MIC
  • MIC risk analysis of materials and structures exposed to immersion or a ground environment
  • Molecular techniques (q-PCR; NGS) for diagnosis and determination of the activity of MIC organisms in samples from different environments
  • MIC risk analysis and damage investigation for offshore wind foundations
  • Assessing and drawing up a 2nd opinion on MIC related data in damage cases and environmental samples
  • MIC risk analysis and damage investigation in sprinkler installations and fire extinguishing systems
  • Exposure testing of metals to aerobic and anaerobic MIC
  • Advice on prevention and control of corrosion-related microorganisms

These are just a handful of the options we can offer. If you would like more information or have other questions about MIC, please contact us.

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Latest news:

Launch of Corrosion Modelling Database

Together with leading industry experts, ENDURES BV has recently launched a unique corrosion prediction tool. With Port4Innovation partners, Control Union and VectorMM a web application was developed, which is able to predict corrosion on vessels based on historic data and relevant operational conditions.

Join our seminar and learn more on corrosion and material integrity in offshore and maritime environment.

Join our seminar and learn more on corrosion and material integrity in offshore and maritime environment.

Efficacy test alternative antifouling for pleasure craft

Boat owners who want to switch to a more environmentally friendly antifouling have an important question: does it work? Various alternatives are currently being tested for efficacy on recreational craft in fresh and salt water.

Endures and OCAS join their offshore and maritime forces

Finocas Group NV and First Dutch Innovations (FDI) BV officially announced their joint venture on Monday 24 June in which Endures will collaborate with OCAS – research center for the application of steel, headquartered in Zelzate (Belgium). Read the full …

Performance Tests for Antifouling Coatings

In the May issue of HANSA International Maritime Journal, Endures released a technical publication on “Performance testing for Antifouling Coatings”.

Floating solar panels tested in Den Helder

Floating solar panels can provide a lot of energy. At the same time, the panels face different weather conditions and hardships. In Den Helder, research agency Solliance Solar Research recently started a trial to test how solar panels …