• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.



NACE International’s online resource center is your one-stop-shop for corrosion information powered by the world's premier corrosion authority. Whether you are considering a career in the corrosion industry – or are looking to learn more about the latest technologies and practices to advance your career – NACE offers the world’s most comprehensive technical resources that address dozens of industries affected by corrosion.


NACE produces three industry-leading corrosion and protective coatings publications: Materials Performance magazine, CoatingsPro magazine, and CORROSION journal. These publications provide insight from global corrosion experts on the latest case studies, technologies and best practices for corrosion control and mitigation, and protective coatings industries.

NACE Store

The NACE Store provides the largest offering of technical resources dedicated to corrosion control & mitigation. From technical standards that set the criteria for corrosion issues worldwide—to the latest technical papers and research presented at our conferences—to an extensive library of books, the NACE Store is THE destination for industry-leading corrosion resources.

Corrosion Basics

New to the corrosion industry, or just looking to brush up on the latest technologies and best practices? Visit our Corrosion Basic area, where you will find:

  • • Industry overviews
  • • Glossary of Terms
  • • Detailed information on forms of corrosion, contributing factors, and common methods of control
  • • Corrosion White Papers
  • • Industry reports, studies, and surveys, including the IMPACT Study, Cost of Corrosion Study, and Materials Performance Salary Surveys

Industries NACE serves

Corrosion is a global issue that affects dozens of industries vital to our everyday lives. NACE is committed to providing education & training, resources, and solutions that will mitigate the costly effects of corrosion and extend the life of infrastructure all over the world. Industries affected by corrosion include:

  • • Amusement Parks & Attractions
  • • Cathodic Protection
  • • Chemical Inhibitor
  • • Protective Coatings
  • • Department of Defense
  • • Energy Generation
  • • Highways & Bridges
  • • Maritime
  • • Materials Selection & Design
  • • Oil & Gas Production
  • • Pipelines & Underground Systems
  • • Water & Wastewater

Industry Resources

  • IMPACT Study
  • Cost estimates and national strategies to minimize the impact of corrosion
  • Materials Performance: Salary Surveys
  • Every year Materials Performance magazine conducts its annual corrosion career and salary survey of NACE International members in the United States, Canada, and Europe