graphitic corrosion

graphitic corrosion

[grə′fid·ik kə′rō·zhən]
(metallurgy)
Corrosion of gray cast iron in which the metallic iron constituent is converted into corrosion products which cement together the residual graphite.
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Graphitic corrosion results in delloying of the iron from the steel, leaving noble carbon residue.