2.2 Corrosion Technology Department:
Corrosion Technology Department offers consultation and testing services for national and international industries covering these areas:
2.2.1. Corrosion Testing Procedures in the Production of Oil and Gas, conducted with PTT Exploration and Production public Co. Ltd. and TOTAL E&P.
2.2.2. Lacquer Properties of Food Can Coatings, a collaborative project with Royal Can Industries Co., Ltd.; SWAN Industries (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and ICI Paints (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
2.2.3. High-Temperature Corrosion Project.
2.2.4. Coatings Technology, a joint project with Thai Parkerizing Co., Ltd.
2.2.5. Welding Metallurgy and Corrosion of Stainless Steels.
2.2.6. TFII and L’Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG) collaborative projects encompassing higher education and research endeavors starting in 2002.
2.2.7. The Shelf Life of Tin-Coated Steel Canned Foods via Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, a collaborative project with Swan Industries (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
2.2.8. Corrosion Resistance of Lacquer Coating Cans, a project carried out with Royal Can Industries Co., Ltd.
The Corrosion Technology Department is responsible for academic and research collaborative practices with major foreign universities comprising:
1. Institut for Tropical Technology (ITT), Vietnam
2. Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INP Grenoble), France
3. Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (INP Toulouse), France
4. Visy Technical Center, Australia
So far the Department has been a renowned research and training station for domestic and international students, including those from France and Vietnam. Earlier activities covers a seminar on corrosion carried out by French and Vietnamese experts; an academic seminar presentation on Corrosion Protection and Asset Management presented by US academic fellows to personnel in the public-private sectors; as well as a meeting to set up a Corrosion Society with an attempt to reverse the flow of brain drain through financial assistance from Office of the Higher Education Commission.