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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Unlike electrolytic corrosion that usually creates fairly small pits along the bottom of the pipe where the soils are moist and most conductive; in this case, the entire surface of the pipe was badly pitted.
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.
ANODE--Half of an electrolytic corrosion cell in metal from which metal dissolves, often leaving pits.
The booth is said to eliminate problems of electrolytic corrosion and electrostatic interference that occur during phone conversations.
Immune to galvanic and electrolytic corrosion, Flowtite is the ideal pipe choice for water supply systems.