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Failure Investigation Reveals Causes of Traffic Bollard Corrosion




West Midlands


Failure Investigations

Corrosion Testing

Product Testing

BES Group Supports Midlands’ Road Bollards with Corrosion Analysis

Project Overview

The Challenge

The Solution

The Results

Key outcomes

Comprehensive analysis

confirmed severe bollard corrosion at base due to chlorine, sodium, and road salt elements.

Confirmed material compliance

of corroded bollard with standards via Spark-OES and metallurgical tests.

Identified corrosion mechanisms

highlighting the role of environmental factors such as water, oxygen, and chloride salts in accelerating the corrosion process.

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