Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Dezincification

  • Dezincification of brass is a particular type of corrosion occurs in th presence of sea water.
  • The attack remives zibc from the alloy , leaving porous copper which is soft.  The problem is marked by a patch of copper color on the brass.
  • Dezincification is inhibited in brass which are intended for sea water contact, by additives of a very small amount of arsenic or other element.

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