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  1. Corrosion is the deterioration of a material due to interaction with its environment. (Web site)
  2. Corrosion is an electrochemical process in which a metal reacts with its environment to form an oxide or other compound. (Web site)
  3. Corrosion is a chemical reaction between chemicals (usually acids) and metals. (Web site)
  4. Corrosion is a particular species of dissolution of bodies, either by an acid or a saline menstruum. (Web site)
  5. Corrosion is a formidable foe that has many faces and aspects.

Galvanic Corrosion

  1. In order for galvanic corrosion to occur, an electrically conductive path and an ionically conductive path are necessary.
  2. Galvanic corrosion is of major interest to the marine industry and also anywhere water can contact pipes or metal structures. (Web site)

Electrochemical Society

  1. Research interests: Corrosion of metals and alloys. (Web site)
  2. Corrosion. Impedance measurement and various electroanalytical topics arising from students' interests. (Web site)
  3. X-ray methods in corrosion and interfacial electrochemistry (From the 180 th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Phoenix, Oct. (Web site)
  4. Corrosion, electrochemistry, and catalysis of metallic glasses (From the 172 nd Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, Oct. (Web site)
  5. Corrosion in batteries and fuel cells and corrosion in solar energy systems (From the 160 th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Denver, Oct. (Web site)


  1. Weakening of iron due to oxidation of the iron atoms is a well-known example of electrochemical corrosion.
  2. By far the most important form of corrosion is the rusting of iron. (Web site)
  3. A caustic substance, in chemistry, is one that causes corrosion, the deterioration of a material. (Web site)
  4. CORROSION EVALUATIONS Corrosion is deterioration of intrinsic properties in a material due to reactions with its environment.
  5. Corrosion can also refer to other materials than metals, such as ceramics or polymers, although in this context, the term degradation is more common.


  1. Plain carbon steels are used in low cost, high strength applications where weight and corrosion are not a problem. (Web site)
  2. Fracture, corrosion, stress, software, and consulting.
  3. Anodising provides corrosion resistance and surface hardness,and is electrically insulating. (Web site)
  4. Metals can be heat treatment|heat-treated by annealing, quenching and case hardening to alter properties of toughness, hardness or resistance to corrosion.
  5. Pure aluminium is encountered only when corrosion resistance is more important than strength or hardness.

Ceramic Materials

  1. Most ceramic materials are almost entirely immune to corrosion. (Web site)
  2. Corrosion also includes the dissolution of ceramic materials and can refer to discoloration and weakening of polymers by the sun 's ultraviolet light.
  3. The overall corrosion rate is a sum of contributions from both mechanisms (leaching + dissolution) NR i =Nrx i +NRh. (Web site)
  4. Some of the metallic oxide corrosion products released to the coolant may be deposited on surfaces in the reactor core. (Web site)


  1. He developed theories of electrical and mechanical energy, electrolysis, corrosion, batteries, and electrometallurgy. (Web site)
  2. Electrolysis is the decomposition by electric current (in the context of corrosion the use of electrical current to bring about chemical change). (Web site)

Failure Analysis

  1. Process safety, RBI, fitness-for-service, corrosion, and failure analysis.
  2. Corrosion testing and failure analysis laboratories.
  3. He and his colleagues are also experts in metallurgy, corrosion and failure analysis. (Web site)


  1. I personally found chapters covering the mechanical properties of metals and corrosion well presented and a useful workplace reference.
  2. Laser, tube, inspection, creep, and corrosion.
  3. Non-destructive pipeline inspection, corrosion, integrity, and condition evaluation.


  1. While corrosion of these metals is continuous and ongoing, it happens at an acceptably slow rate. (Web site)
  2. Some metals have naturally slow reaction kinetics, even though their corrosion is thermodynamically favorable. (Web site)
  3. Cathodic protection (CP) is a technique to control the corrosion of a metal surface by making that surface the cathode of an electrochemical cell. (Web site)
  4. The materials most resistant to corrosion are those for which corrosion is thermodynamically unfavorable. (Web site)
  5. Rust, also known as metal corrosion is caused by the oxidation of iron. (Web site)


  1. Given the right conditions, a thin film of corrosion products can form on a metal's surface spontaneously, acting as a barrier to further oxidation. (Web site)
  2. Corrosion. Electrodeposition of nanomaterials, magnetic multilayers, thin films, multilayer coatings. (Web site)
  3. For further corrosion to occur, the reactants must diffuse through the oxide film. (Web site)


  1. Corrosion Oxidation of metals in the presence of air and moisture. (Web site)
  2. Corrosion can also be accelerated in situations where two dissimilar metals are in contact in the same solution. (Web site)
  3. It is a "mixed potential" with a value that is in between the equilibrium potentials of the anodic and cathodic corrosion reactions. (Web site)
  4. When mixed with sodium it can be used as a cleaner, water softener, or a good way of preventing corrosion in pipes and boiler tubes. (Web site)


  1. Corrosion of steel in concrete. (Web site)
  2. Corrosion rate of ordinary and high-performance concrete subjected to chloride attack by AC impedance spectroscopy.
  3. Other types of corrosion of steel and degradation of concrete are also treated. (Web site)
  4. Apart from physical damage to the concrete the main reason for deterioration is corrosion of the reinforcement.
  5. Since corrosion is the main cause of failure of reinforced concrete, a corrosion-proof reinforcement can extend a structure's life substantially.


  1. It is a method used to protect metal structures from corrosion.
  2. The radioactive nature of technetium makes this corrosion protection impractical in almost all situations.
  3. Passivation is extremely useful in alleviating corrosion damage, but care must be taken not to trust it too thoroughly.
  4. Corrosion and inhibition, protective coatings. (Web site)
  5. Electrochemical methods in corrosion research (3 rd Int. (Web site)


  1. Corrosion is of primary concern in nuclear reactor plants. (Web site)
  2. Uncontrolled corrosion of the reactor systems is detrimental for the following reasons. (Web site)


  1. Many alloys of iron are resistant to corrosion. (Web site)
  2. A lustrous gray-white, strong transition metal that resembles titanium, zirconium is obtained chiefly from zircon and is very corrosion resistant.
  3. The aim of making alloys is generally to make them less brittle, harder, resistant to corrosion, or have a more desirable color and luster. (Web site)
  4. However, it is not corrosion resistant and must therefore have some type of coating to protect it from corrosion. (Web site)
  5. Some metallic coatings such as chrome plate provide a protective barrier because they are more corrosion resistant than the metals they protect. (Web site)


  1. Corrosion at these points will be greatly amplified, and can cause corrosion pits of several types, depending upon conditions. (Web site)
  2. Design is important to minimize differing flow conditions and resultant areas of corrosion buildup. (Web site)

Corrosion Control

  1. In this way, these metaloxo anions act as anodic corrosion inhibitors.
  2. The remainder of this article is about electrochemical corrosion.
  3. The products of high temperature corrosion can potentially be turned to the advantage of the engineer. (Web site)
  4. Consequently, flow-accelerated corrosion is a major issue for safety, reliability and costs.
  5. Corrosion and Materials Engineers are also playing a key role in selecting, maintaining, and modifying materials for changing needs for every industry. (Web site)


  1. It is interesting to note that, like chromate and molybdate, the 99 TcO 4 anion can react with steel surfaces to form a corrosion resistant layer.
  2. The pertechnetate ion (TcO 4 -) could eventually be used [ clarify] as a strong anodic corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in closed cooling systems. (Web site)
  3. To fight against corrosion, steel can be alloyed with other metals such as chromium and nickel to produce stainless steels.
  4. It impacted the physical and psychological well being of everyone at the site and led to corrosion of steel and other metals, as well as of concrete. (Web site)
  5. The major use of cadmium is as a coating that is electroplated on iron and steel to prevent corrosion; it is preferable to zinc for protection from alkalies.


  1. Passivity and localized corrosion: Int. (Web site)
  2. Critical factors in localized corrosion (2 nd Symp. (Web site)


  1. This 99 TcO 2 layer renders the steel surface passive, inhibiting the anodic corrosion reaction.
  2. Aluminum, when exposed to the atmosphere, forms a passive oxide layer, which provides moderate protection against corrosion. (Web site)


  1. General corrosion rates may vary from on the order of centimeters per year to micrometers per year. (Web site)
  2. Corrosion rates are usually expressed in terms of loss of thickness per unit time. (Web site)


  1. Interests are corrosion education, lanthanide inhibitor, aluminium alloys, marine environments, water-borne coating, and electrochemical techniques. (Web site)
  2. Localized corrosion processes. (Web site)
  3. This chapter will concentrate on the corrosion of metals in water-based environments (electrolytes). (Web site)

Litigation Support

  1. Metallurgical, corrosion engineering, failure analysis, and litigation support.
  2. Find Electrolytic Corrosion experts and consultants for Electrolytic Corrosion litigation support. (Web site)


  1. This chemical reaction robs the material of chromium in the zone near the grain boundary, making those areas much less resistant to corrosion. (Web site)
  2. It causes an ion-selective depletion of near surface layers of glasses and gives an inverse square root dependence of corrosion rate with exposure time. (Web site)

Occurs When

  1. Galvanic corrosion occurs when two different metals electrically contact each other and are immersed in an electrolyte. (Web site)
  2. Stress Corrosion: Occurs when corrosion causes a highly stressed part (one that is pushed to its maximum tensile strength) to crack.


  1. In turn, corrosion processes cause electrochemical changes, meaning that they strongly affect all of these variables. (Web site)
  2. When corrosion does occur, it is almost always a simple dissolution of the material or chemical reaction, rather than an electrochemical process. (Web site)
  3. The surface area ratio of the anode and cathode will directly affect the corrosion rates of the materials. (Web site)


  1. Acids are often used to remove rust and other corrosion from metals in a process known as pickling. (Web site)
  2. The presence of salts and acids on metal surfaces greatly increases the electrical conductivity of any moisture present and accelerates corrosion. (Web site)
  3. Chemical - Reactivity, corrosion resistance, electrochemical potential, irradiation resistance, resistance to acids, resistance to alkalis, and solubility.


  1. Because the water is saturated with oxygen from being cooled with air, the chances for corrosion are increased. (Web site)
  2. It is relatively resistant to corrosion in air or water, and therefore is used as a protective layer on iron products to protect them from rusting.
  3. Air and water-tight sealing of the tubing will also give adequate protection against corrosion if the tubing is internally dry before being sealed. (Web site)


  1. Injection of hydrocarbon liquids, to which a corrosion inhibitor has been added,into vaporized hydrocarbons flowing to a condenser is discussed in U.S. Pat. (Web site)


  1. Copper and copper alloys make a compatible combination with fresh water but steel is also often used where corrosion is less important than cost. (Web site)
  2. Evaluating the environment in which a structure is or will be located is very important to corrosion prevention, no matter which control method is used. (Web site)
  3. These metals are used in applications where corrosion resistance is important. (Web site)

Chemical Reactions

  1. Corrosion is the disintegration of an engineered material into its constituent atoms due to chemical reactions with its surroundings.
  2. Corrosion is quickened by high-temperature environments that accelerate chemical reactions and increase the concentration of water vapor in the air. (Web site)
  3. Corrosion within plumbing fixtures releases electrons (similar to the chemical reactions taking place in a car battery). (Web site)


  1. Galvanic Corrosion - An extremely common problem for areas where brass or copper is joined to steel.
  2. Some specialty corrosion inhibitors include chemistries for use with nonferrous metals such as copper, brass and aluminum alloys. (Web site)
  3. It was found that octylamine offered more than 80 per cent protection against atmospheric corrosion for carbon steel, copper and brass.


  1. First use a stiff wire brush and solvent to clean the surface of any dirt, debris or corrosion (keep solvent away from asphalt shingles).
  2. Remove all dirt, paint, rust or corrosion from points of contact. (Web site)
  3. Aluminum wheels are exposed to all sorts of things that can cause corrosion, including water, dirt, mud and road salt.


  1. Studies of gallium alloys have reported problems with corrosion, durability, tooth fracture, and tooth sensitivity.
  2. However, the durability of a short term treatment will be questioned despite the immediate reduction in corrosion rate. (Web site)
  3. Kuhn Rikon's tongs are made from heavy-duty stainless steel for durability and corrosion resistance. (Web site)

Low Cost

  1. Consequently, corrosion prevention of the contacts can be achieved with a low cost. (Web site)


  1. Galvanic Corrosion In the galvanic series of metals, noble metals like gold, silver, and platinum are almost immune to the attack of acids.
  2. The density of titanium is only 56 percent that of steel, and its corrosion resistance compares well with that of platinum.


  1. Because of its corrosion resistance, a major use of palladium is in alloys used in low voltage electrical contacts.


  1. Other trivalent metals would also work, but gallium has a small neutron absorption cross section and helps protect the plutonium against corrosion.


  1. Aluminium is remarkable for its ability to resist corrosion (due to the phenomenon of passivation) and its light weight. (Web site)
  2. The alloys of aluminium are subject to pitting, intergranular corrosion and intergranular stress corrosion cracking. (Web site)
  3. Two of the most common processes for enhancing the appearance of aluminium or enhancing its corrosion resistance are Anodising and Powder Coating.


  1. The metal of the sacrificial anode is intended to corrode and reduce the corrosion of the protected structure.
  2. Even if corrosion is considered, unanticipated changes in the environment in which the structure operates can result in unexpected corrosion damage. (Web site)
  3. Corrosion of the structure, due to the high salt content of the environment in this salt producing area, closed the lift for many years. (Web site)


  1. This silvery, malleable poor metal is not easily oxidized in air and is used to coat other metals to prevent corrosion. (Web site)
  2. Lutetium is a silvery white corrosion -resistant trivalent metal that is relatively stable in air.
  3. Titanium is a very soft, silvery white, medium-strength metal having very good corrosion resistance. (Web site)


  1. Chrome: A hard, brittle, grayish white metal, fusible with difficulty and resistant to corrosion. (Web site)


  1. Manufacture a range of products including microbicides, dispersants, defoamers, polymers, corrosion inhibitors, and chemical intermediates.
  2. Mechanisms for corrosion protection may vary, depending upon which salts, polymers and substrates are involved. (Web site)
  3. Polymers are useful because they are lightweight, are corrosion resistant, are easy to process at low temperatures, and are generally inexpensive.


  1. This type of corrosion occurs under painted or plated surfaces when moisture permeates the coating. (Web site)
  2. Rust and corrosion are the two main enemies of metal parts and surfaces, so it is important to use corrosion or rust inhibiters. (Web site)
  3. Because corrosion is a diffusion controlled process, it occurs on exposed surfaces.


  1. Discoloration of a metal surface caused by corrosion or oxidation. (Web site)
  2. The samples were then removed and visually examined for any visible signs of corrosion, including attack at the water line and any discoloration. (Web site)
  3. In addition, titanium nitride can react galvanically with the substrate, causing surface degradation, discoloration and corrosion. (Web site)


  1. The steel is necessary to maintain the strength of the structure, but it is subject to corrosion. (Web site)
  2. Aluminium extrusions are extensively used in building due to their strength, low density, corrosion resistance and design flexibility.
  3. Generally, it is believed that when manganese is mixed into aluminum, the aluminum is adversely affected in corrosion resistance and strength. (Web site)


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