dezincification


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dezincification

[dē‚ziŋk·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemistry)
Removal of zinc.
(metallurgy)
Corrosion of brass in which both components of the alloy are dissolved and the copper is redeposited as a porous surface residue.
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Rajendran, Influence of Benzotriazole Derivatives on the Dezincification of 65-35 brass in Sodium Chloride Solution, Appl.
It can be explained by the low percentage of cobalt added to brass alloy that leads to a much slower dezincification than in normal brass, i.
The problem of dezincification of brass water fittings was first identified in the 1950s.
This alloy has a higher corrosion resistance than the base alloy, possesses satisfactory solderability and platability, and its graphite particles don't significantly affect dezincification resistance.
The facts of these claims have not been proven, and based upon our review, we find no basis for concluding that the possibility for any substantial premature dezincification exists.
This may result in dezincification and copper sulfide formation with consequent adhesion loss.
34) who reported that at high levels of cobalt the presence of moisture caused metallic cobalt to form, accelerating dezincification and destroying the integrity of the interfacial film.
Thus, the resin system protects the steel cord from attack by moisture and oxygen, reduces dezincification, stabilizes the [Cu.