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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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.
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.
This new series combines lubricity, biostability, low misting, and low foaming to provide cleanliness and bimetallic corrosion control for parts, individual machines, and central plant systems.
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.