Corrosion Resistance of Zinc and Zinc Alloys: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Corrosion Resistance of Zinc and Zinc Alloys

1st Edition

By Frank C. Porter

CRC Press

536 pages

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Hardback: 9780824792138
pub: 1994-06-29
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Description

A cornerstone reference in the field, this work analyzes available information on the corrosion resistance of zinc and its alloys both as solid materials and as coatings on steel, detailing the corrosion resistance of zinc in atmospheric, aqueous, underground and chemical environments. Corrosion Resistance of Zinc and Zinc Alloys illustrates the numerous benefits of zinc and duplex coatings and presents practical case histories of their use.

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". . .provides the best guide to the subject available anywhere. "

---Chemistry & Industry

"Information is presented in tabular or graphic form where appropriate, together with details of exposure conditions and metal compositions, so that the effects of variables can be compared. "

---Metal Bulletin Monthly

". . .an encyclopedia of zinc and zinc alloys. "

---Bulletin of Electrochemistry

Table of Contents

Part 1 General Considerations: Subject Range * Materials and Techniques Considered - General Galvanizing * Types of Corrosion * How Zinc Can Protect Steel * Corrosion Tests and Their Significance * Other Relevant Properties of Zinc * Practical Experience - Case Histories. Part 2 Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance: Influence of Atmospheric Variables * Corrosion Data by Location * Corrosion Data by Alloy * Comparative Performance * Case Histories. Part 3 Aqueous Corrosion Resistance: Influence of Types of Water * Case Histories. Part 4 Soil Corrosion Resistance: Influence of Types of Soil * Corrosion Data * Zinc Anodes in Soil * Reinforced Earth * Case Histories. Part 5 Chemicals, Building Materials, etc: Cleaning of Zinc Surfaces * Inorganic Chemicals * Organic Chemicals and Fuels * Concrete, Cement and Plasters * Bitumen * Other Building Materials. Building Materials, Etc. * General * Cleaning of Zinc Surfaces * Inorganic Chemicals * Organic Chemicals and Fuels * Concrete, Cement, and Plasters * Bitumen * Other Building Materials.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science