1st Edition

Corrosion Resistance of Zinc and Zinc Alloys



ISBN 9780824792138
Published June 29, 1994 by CRC Press
536 Pages

 
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Book 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.

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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". . .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