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Corrosion – Effects on Metals & Electronic Equipment, Processes & Prevention
Disaster-generated contaminants challenge operational integrity of electrical and mechanical equipment. This paper provides information and analysis on why certain metals corrode, the types of corrosion, protecting metals from natural degradation, effects of corrosion on PCB’s, ways to slow the rate of corrosion post-loss, passivation, and addressing surfaces with accelerated oxidation.

 
Life Expectancy of Electronic Equipment Post-Loss
Businesses in virtually every industry utilize electrical and electronic equipment and sometimes those businesses experience catastrophic losses. Following a disaster (smoke, water, tornado/hurricane), if technical reconditioning is an option, there is a need to understand the reasonable expectation for the remaining equipment life.

 
Disaster Preparedness: What to Do to Save Your Equipment When You Know Disaster is Coming
Every day, businesses rely on equipment to support their operations. When equipment is not operating, businesses start losing money – immediately. When you know disaster is headed your way, there are several precautions to take ahead of time to help minimize damage to your technical equipment.

 
Ultrasonic Cleaning: Can One Size Fit All for Post-Loss Electronic Equipment Recovery?
Ultrasonic cleaning presents a contamination-removal solution dating back to the 1950s. This whitepaper evaluates the extent to which an ultrasonic “one size fits all” solution might add risk during the insurance recovery of electronics.

 
Equipment Stabilization Following Water Incidents
Water contamination can occur in various forms. From steam and humidity, to drops, to full submerging, water contamination incidents pose a unique set of challenges for businesses and insurers. Read our list of six expert suggestions to stabilize equipment following a water contamination incident.

 
AFTER COVID-19: Addressing Equipment Claims
As businesses across the globe resume operations following COVID-19 shutdowns, it is important to understand the technical challenges that will surface once an attempt is made to start production. AREPA offers services to help carriers address equipment claims.

 
AFTER COVID-19: Equipment Disinfection Services
As businesses across the globe resume operations following COVID-19 shutdowns, many will want to ensure employee and customer safety by having work environments sterilized. If your organization provides disinfection services, it is imperative to keep in mind how these solutions will impact the surfaces being addressed.

 
AFTER COVID-19: Mitigating Your Technical Equipment & Electrical Failure
As businesses across the globe resume operations following COVID-19 shutdowns, it is not only important to follow specified equipment maintenance guidelines, but it is equally important to execute on a detailed start-up plan. This will ensure that equipment and electrical installations are powered on safely and production can resume.

 
Cleaning vs. Decontamination – Knowing the Difference Can Save Your Equipment & Electronics
‘Cleaning’ and ‘decontamination’ are two terms often used synonymously to describe the process of physically removing soil, debris, dust, and other contaminants from objects. While these terms may be used interchangeably, they in fact describe two very different processes when it comes to restoring technical equipment.

 
Equipment Stabilization Strategies Following Floods
Water contamination incidents pose a unique set of challenges for businesses and insurers. Read our list of six expert suggestions to stabilize equipment following a water contamination incident.

 
Secondary Damage After Arc Flash in Wind Turbines
Across the energy industry, loss prevention and mitigation best practices exist so that incidents involving business-critical equipment are not catastrophic. The wind energy industry is rapidly growing in North America, and for WTG stakeholders, the consequences of not knowing, neglecting or underestimating the effects of secondary damage on internal equipment can be disastrous.



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