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The chemical or electrochemical reaction between a material, usually a metal, and its environment that produces a deterioration of the material and its properties. Common types of corrosion include: The Corrosion Test Meter is an important surveyor's tool. The meter is used to conduct a Corrosion Survey, several examples of which are included here.

Terms that are relative to corrosion include:
  • Anode MIL Specs
  • Bonding
  • Cathode
  • Dielectric Shield
  • Electrolysis
  • Electrolyte
  • Ion Concentration
  • Manganese Bronze
  • Polarization
  • Water Temperature on Corrosion
  • Zinc Pad

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