Corrosion Technology Department:
The Corrosion Technology Department obtainedassistance from UGINE Steel Company and ThainoxStainless Public Co. Ltd. to set up a laboratory for conducting corrosion research utilizing electrochemical technique. Numerous scholarships have been provided for training, graduate studies and exchanges of human resources. The department has significant collaboration with Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (INP Toulouse) and Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INP Grenoble).
In 2006, the department in cooperation with PTT Exploration and Production Public Company
Limited and TOTAL E&P Thailand signed an MOU to set up “the nation’s first inhibitor testing laboratory”
as to prevent corrosion in the oil and gas industries. The laboratory supports advanced research work in
relevant technology. The department is specializing in the analysis and inspection of corrosion problems.
It regularly provides consultations and training sessions to internal and external agencies. Furthermore, TFII has jointly operated research and testing activities on corrosion technology with Institute for Tropical Technology (ITT), Vietnam.