steel corrosion

History of Stainless Steel and Other General Facts About It

January 12, 2019

History of Stainless Steel and Other General Facts About It Today, stainless steel can be seen in most consumer and commercial items. While it is actually a bore to wonder about the history behind its creation and even the general information regarding such a metal alloy. But for everyone’s benefit, here’s an extensive guide to stainless steel. General Facts In the metallurgy world, stainless steel is known as inox iron. The term comes from the French word “inoxydable”. Surprisingly, this […]

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rust prevention

Processes in Removing Rust on Metals

January 5, 2019

Processes in Removing Rust on Metals Removing rust from metals is a tough task. And the work gets more difficult when the product used is not right and delivering its supposed purpose which is to remove the rust. Such products are usually expensive that buying the inappropriate ones can already hurt, and can consume much time when applied to metal surfaces. This is why preventing rust from forming should be one’s priority instead of waiting for the metal to suffer […]

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Ways to Find the Right Protective Coating

December 29, 2018

Ways to Find the Right Protective Coating Are you currently using a protective coating? How was it? Did the results turn out as you expected? In time, you will probably find yourself looking for another or better kind of coating. The type that is considered best in providing excellent results worthy of investing in and is available near your area. It is important that you’re able to spot the right product that is designed to last and meet your desired […]

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corrosion prevention

Different Corrosion Prevention Methods to Consider

December 22, 2018

Different Corrosion Prevention Methods to Consider Corrosion. It is one of the most common things that occur to any metal. It is a natural process where metals are exposed to moisture and other gases, chemicals, or other elements. It can affect the functionality and character of products made of metal. But know that corrosion can be prevented. There are known methods that help  stop it from occurring. Depending on the circumstances of the metal being corroded, here are the procedures […]

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How to prevent corrosion in structural beams

December 12, 2018

How to Prevent Corrosion in Structural Beams Way back in the 3rd century BC, steel first appeared in Asia and was preferred for building, equipment, and machinery applications. It is widely used because it is durable, light, strong, versatile, and safe for the environment. It’s an ideal material for the manufacture of structural beams. But for all its value and strength, a steel structural beam is vulnerable to corrosion. And the best-known risk factor is rust, which is caused by […]

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The Process of Structural Steel Corrosion

December 5, 2018

The Process of Structural Steel Corrosion Structural steel corrosion is an electrochemical process that needs the concurrent presence of oxygen and moisture. Basically, what produces rust is the iron present in steel being oxidised as it occupies six times the volume of the material in approximation. And the rate the corrosion process advances depend on determined factors including the micro-climate encompassing the structure. Steel corrosion process works in stages. Initially, the process occurs on the surface of anodic areas where […]

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How Corrosion Spreads in Metals

November 29, 2018

How Corrosion Spreads in Metals Iron oxide or what it is commonly called as rust is a form of corrosion created by the reaction of iron (or any of its alloys) and oxygen, with the presence of water or air moisture. But how does it work and spread? There are other metals that do have an oxidation process but work differently. They form results that are not commonly considered rust. Aluminium corrosion spreads very slow while copper corrosion can be […]

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Why Should Factories Make Use of Protective Coating?

November 22, 2018

Why Should Factories Make Use of Protective Coating? In the process of manufacturing certain items, protective coating such as paint or any special coating are needed. They help protect things from a myriad of destructive elements such as chemicals, moisture, and what have you. Such unfriendly elements can cost a company millions in replacement or repair work when the right protective coatings are not used to coat the items being manufactured or the items used in the process of manufacturing. […]

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Ways to prevent corrosion in equipment and supplies

November 13, 2018

Ways to Prevent Corrosion in Equipment and Supplies One of the many things considered to be of great importance when dealing with equipment and supplies is corrosion prevention. It helps avoid rust and other corrosion forms that can lead to safety problems. Know that removing and repairing corrosion requires routine maintenance that may drive prices up. In order for you to minimise the occurrence of corrosion, you can learn the different measures to keep your equipment from corrosion. Alloyed steel […]

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All You Need to Know About Corrosion

November 6, 2018

All You Need to Know About Corrosion What’s considered as a chemical or electrochemical destructive phenomenon is corrosion. It is the result of the reaction of the surrounding environment attacking any metal or alloy. It can cause structural failure as such a process deteriorates materials. It’s a natural tendency of metals coming to their natural state. There are conditions necessary for corrosion to occur and here are as follows. Metal anode. There must be something that corrodes. Cathode. A cathode […]

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