electrolytic corrosion

electrolytic corrosion

[i′lek·trə‚lid·ik kə′rō·zhən]

galvanic corrosion

An electrochemical action which takes place when dissimilar metals are in contact in the presence of an electrolyte, resulting in corrosion.
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Cathodic protection is when measures are taken to prevent or minimize electrolytic corrosion of metallic equipment and structures.
These segments, called cased pipelines, are subject to not only the normal corrosion caused by time, moisture and soil chemistry, but also electrolytic corrosion from contact between the metals of the carrier pipe and its casing.
Electrolytic corrosion sets in if aluminum pontoons sit on salty, wet carpet, resting atop stainless bolts and other trailer hardware.
If water is present, well-soluble chlorides form an aqueous solution or become liquefied, and that can cause intensive electrolytic corrosion even at relatively low temperatures because KCl and Ca[Cl.
This trend is changing as a result of more active fluxes and localized areas of entrapped flux residue, leading to electrochemical migration and electrolytic corrosion.
Any yachtsman can tell you all about the perils of electrolytic corrosion, and, although these bikes have been built to a pretty high standard, it seems likely that sooner or later some alloy part will cement itself to the neighbouring steelwork pretty well irrevocably.
Amitech applications engineering manager, said Flowtite pipe is immune to galvanic and electrolytic corrosion and is widely used for potable water and sanitary sewer systems and industrial pipe applications.
Relatively immune to electrolytic corrosion, concrete is usually durable in underground service but should have a protective coating if the soil is acidic.
ANODE--Half of an electrolytic corrosion cell in metal from which metal dissolves, often leaving pits.
Moisture in soils increases the electrolytic corrosion of the pipe at places where the coating has opened, Ersoy explained.
The booth is said to eliminate problems of electrolytic corrosion and electrostatic interference that occur during phone conversations.