dry corrosion

dry corrosion

[¦drī kə′rō·zhən]
(metallurgy)
Destruction of a metal or alloy by chemical processes resulting from attack by gases in the atmosphere above the dew point.
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CPT 500 Corrosion Proof Powder is designed to provide long-term wet or dry corrosion and rust protection for all ferrous and non-ferrous metals exposed to harsh environments, including high humidity and salt water.
This reaction accounts for the presence of a large quantity of soluble chloride in the blisters (six times the bulk), as observed in the liquid found in the blisters as well as in the dry corrosion products shown in Figure 8.