bimetallic corrosion

bimetallic corrosion

[¦bī·mə′tal·ik kə′rōzh·ən]
(metallurgy)
Corrosion of two different metals exposed to an electrolyte while in electrical contact.

bimetallic corrosion

A type of corrosion which takes place between two dissimilar metals that make prolonged contact with each other.
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Determination of bimetallic corrosion in atmospheric exposure corrosion tests.
Generally the corrosion medium penetrates the film through some local defects and eventually leads to bimetallic corrosion.
Galvanic Corrosion: is a bimetallic corrosion that takes place when two different metals are in physical contact in an ionic conducting fluid medium such as serum or interstitial fluid.
Zinga is also used to overcome bimetallic corrosion where a cast steel is welded onto a mild steel, or where there exists the possibility of carbon-migration across a welded joint that leaves one area carbon-rich and therefore more anodic (more active) than the adjacent area.
Galvanic potential monitoring is applicable to the following electrode couples: bimetallic corrosion, crevice and pitting attack, corrosion-assisted cracking, and corrosion by highly oxidizing species.
The family provides outstanding cleanliness and bimetallic corrosion control for parts, individual machines, and central plant systems.
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This new series combines lubricity, biostability, low misting, and low foaming to provide outstanding cleanliness and bimetallic corrosion control for parts, individual machines, and central plant systems.