oxygen corrosion

oxygen corrosion

[′äk·sə·jən kə‚rōzh·ən]
(metallurgy)
The reaction of oxygen with metallic surfaces to form an oxide of the metal or alloy.
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Omar Yepez, will present the paper titled, "Development of Novel Phosphate Based Inhibitors Effective for Oxygen Corrosion," during the New Chemical Technologies and Applications session held Wednesday, April 15, at 11:30 a.
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Similarly, zinc coating on galvanized steels is susceptible to oxygen corrosion.
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Two papers to be presented on oil field oxygen corrosion and one on pitting corrosion
The vast majority of sprinkler leaks are caused by oxygen corrosion and the exercise of repairing a leak actually introduces enough new oxygen to fuel the corrosion reaction and produce the next leak.