Metal Dusting

July 24, 2017

Metal dusting is a type of corrosion that occurs at high temperatures (300-850 °C) most commonly when iron, nickel, or cobalt is exposed to an environment with high carbon activities.

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Corrosion in Space

July 10, 2017

Materials used in space must stand up to one of the most severe environments known to man. For that reason, materials in space applications must be extremely corrosion resistant.

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June 27, 2017

Tribocorrosion is the breakdown of a material due to both corrosion and wear, but can be either positive or negative depending on its application. Although its beneficial applications are limited, future research will likely uncover potential applications even more beneficial than those currently in use.

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Glass Corrosion

February 06, 2017

Glass is generally seen as a highly corrosion resistant material, but despite being good material choice for severe environments, glass can undergo corrosion, known as “glass disease.”

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Stainless Magnesium, Arsenic, Lithium and the Future

January 19, 2017

Magnesium is lightweight, strong enough for many vital applications, and easy to manufacture. Scientists are working to make it corrosion resistant, as well.

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Liquid Metal Embrittlement (LME)

January 13, 2017

Also known as liquid metal induced embrittlement, LME occurs when normally ductile metals experience a drastic increase in brittleness after exposure to certain liquid metals.

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Corrosion in the Solar Industry

December 13, 2016

Corrosion can be a big problem in the solar industry, though new advances in solar power production methods will likely be developed which are free from the impact of corrosion.

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