atmospheric corrosion

atmospheric corrosion

[¦at·mə¦sfir·ik kə′rō·zhən]
(metallurgy)
The gradual destruction or alteration of a metal or alloy by contact with substances present in the atmosphere, such as oxygen, carbon dioxide, water vapor, and sulfur and chlorine compounds.
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The corrosion of embedded metals is very different from atmospheric corrosion and, more importantly, does not depend directly upon atmospheric relative humidity.
Empirically, it has been observed that the corrosion kinetics for atmospheric corrosion can be described by
It offers steel for general structures and welded structures used in steel structures, bridges, ships and automobiles; atmospheric corrosion resistant steel for use in the production of containers, special vehicles and buildings, hot rolled steel used in automobile frames and wheels; and hot rolled steel for special applications.
The R404A, split units have an engine mounted compressor and are designed with longevity and ease of use in mind, featuring a steel plate bearing structure to combat atmospheric corrosion and an aerodynam-ically styled external casing in anti-shock ABS with UV protection and a cabin mounted controller.
All external fasteners are non-wetted and capped to prevent atmospheric corrosion.
Standard ASTM A588/A588M: Standard specification for high-strength low-alloy structural steel, up to 50 ksi [345 MPa] minimum yield point, with atmospheric corrosion resistance.
2]S) is not a typical atmospheric corrosion product as the concentration of the reduced sulfur species, such as [H.
The Mears workshop addressed prompters for external corrosion of cased pipelines, including metallic contact, electrolytic contact and atmospheric corrosion.
Except for a chapter on atmospheric corrosion, the effects of specific corrodents on specific materials of construction are not covered.
Atmospheric corrosion of galvanized steel and aluminium in marine and marine-industrial environments of Saudi Arabia, Materials and Corrosion 59(1): 46-51.
Evaluation of the Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance of AISI A-36 Steel Painted with Coatings based on Epoxy and Poly(urethane) Resins using Semi-Accelerated Testing--E.
Nitrooxidised steel showes also 10-times increased resistance to atmospheric corrosion compared to basic state steel.

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