corrosiveness


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corrosiveness

[kə′rō·siv·nəs]
(metallurgy)
The tendency of a metal to wear away another by chemical attack.
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The advantages of strong bases and acids are higher water uptake and lower cost, but they also have disadvantages, such as corrosiveness and the need for a higher charging temperature.
The copper strip corrosion test covers the detection of the corrosiveness of biodiesel on copper.
To address the problem, principal quality control officer, Ms Helen Moduane said WUC recommended that an additional lime softening component be installed at the plant to allow the final water to pass through to remove the corrosiveness and increase the PH of the water to be slightly alkaline before the water is pumped into the final water tank and the Mogome storage tank.
From a literature review on real structures, the CTL was moreover produced in a wide range, accounting for about 0.2-1.5%, presumably due to environmental influencing factors to corrosiveness of steel, such as relative humidity, moisture level in concrete, and temperature [21, 22].
According to the environmental corrosivity categories described by the standard [5], the interior of the swimming pool is classified as C4, on a 5-degree scale of corrosiveness (C1: very low, C5: a very large corrosivity category).
Corrosiveness to politics--first, social media alienate users from each other, and mass-society renders passers-by anonymous; second, cronyism, faction, preferential treatment erode impartiality and proportionality; further, friends are privileged and strangers are left out; and finally, flexibility is inhibited to respond to change and to negotiate worthwhile political agendas.
As an economist, I have witnessed their impact on societies, and as a public servant, I have seen their corrosiveness in politics.
It was discontinued because of its toxicity and corrosiveness.[1] As such, many studies have been conducted to study the toxicology of [CCl.sub.4].
Union-supported public workers become symbols of the moral corrosiveness of the welfare state, insulated from marketized regimes of customer accountability and performance scrutiny.
In the event of a mustard gas incident, this had the advantage of reducing the corrosiveness of the process, which could rapidly corrode any metal being decontaminated.
Once the nature of the medium has been established, it is necessary to consider other parameters including, delivery volume and pressure, temperature, flow characteristics, vapour pressure, solids content, corrosiveness, toxicity and hygiene.