Microbial corrosion, also called bacterial corrosion, bio-corrosion, microbiologically-influenced corrosion, or microbially-induced corrosion (MIC), is corrosion caused or promoted by microorganisms, usually chemoautotrophs. It can apply to both metals and non-metallic materials.
Liberty Corrosion Solutions offers a variety of inspections and tests in fire sprinkler systems that will detect microbiological induced corrosion (MIC):
- Visual inspection of pipes and sprinkler heads.
- Water sample collection with NFPA compliant MIC test. On site analysis of water.
- Water sample collection and 3rd party laboratory testing by America’s premier MIC analysis lab.