On a marine deck in the oil and gas industry, the battle is always the same. Cast iron vs. salt. Salt wins every time. So the trick is to keep the saltwater away from the iron.
When Wichita Clutch, an Altra Industrial Motion company, heard this request from an offshore platform customer - "Can we use seawater to cool our tensioning brakes?" - the answer was, "Well, no…wait… let us work on that".