pitting corrosion


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Related to pitting corrosion: Crevice corrosion, Intergranular corrosion, stress corrosion

pitting corrosion

A type of corrosion on the surface of metals that appears as small, localized pits filled with salts of corrosion. See compressor blade damage.
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The stress corrosion phenomenon is dangerous because crack growth rate is bigger than in general or pitting corrosion cases.
This might be due to the higher surface roughness, where pitting corrosion phenomena are more prone to trigger al grain boundaries.
In the rear section of the automotive exhaust systems condensates bearing appreciable chloride ion concentrations and often low pH-values can lead to pronounced pitting corrosion on the inner surfaces (Guempel et al.
It is a quite known that surface roughness is of considerable importance in creating pits, which facilitate pitting corrosion.
The lack of resistance to pitting corrosion associated with the poor surface finishing of the jewelry induced localized corrosion, which promoted the release of cytotoxic metallic ions in the pierced tissue, causing a painful allergic reaction.
Sol-gel coatings for pitting corrosion resistance of AA 2024-T3 aluminium alloy
droplets of condensed gas leading to colonies of pitting corrosion, is hardly found in liquid lines but constitutes a considerable risk for gas lines (2).
29), (30) A strong potential-dependent dissolution current is observed beyond the passive region, indicating the onset of the pitting corrosion.
The nature of the corrosion attack is mixed: general attack, crevice corrosion and pitting corrosion till penetrate are occurring.
Chan, CP, Yue, TM, Man, HC, "The Effect of Excimer Laser Surface Treatment on the Pitting Corrosion Fatigue Behaviour of Aluminium Alloy 7075.