THEORY OF CORROSION AND PREVENTION OF PAINT FAILURES

THE FOLLOWING ARE DISCUSSED IN THIS PAPER: (1) SIMPLIFIED PRESENTATION OF THE THEORY OF CORROSION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL, OUTLINING THE ELECTRICAL NATURE OF CORROSION, THE ELECTROMOTIVE SERIES FOR METALS AND CAUSES OF DIFFERENCE IN POTENTIAL, GALVANIC CELLS AND THEIR ACTION, MILL SCALE (ITS COMPOSITION, STRUCTURE, WHY IT ACCELERATES CORROSION), AND MILL-SCALE LIFTING; (2) THE ACTION OF PAINT IN PREVENTING CORROSION BY INHIBITORS OF CORROSION, MECHANICAL BARRIERS, AND SACRIFICIAL ACTION OF PAINT PIGMENTS; AND (3) CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF PAINT FAILURES, THE TYPES THAT OCCUR IN PAINT FILMS ON STRUCTURAL STEEL, AND METHODS OF ELIMINATING SUCH FAILURES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 33, pp 64-83, 15 FIG, 4 TAB, 14 REF
  • Authors:
    • Bigos, J
  • Publication Date: 1954

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 12-15, 1954
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00217122
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: May 16 1972 12:00AM