Corrosion due to differential aeration reconsidered

De Gruyter, J. and Mertens, S.F.L. and Temmerman, E. (2001) Corrosion due to differential aeration reconsidered. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 506 (1). pp. 61-63. ISSN 0022-0728

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Abstract

By analysing current-potential curves, it is shown that, conversely to what is generally thought, differential aeration does not intrinsically cause accelerated corrosion of metals. Based on this finding, a reason for this probably general misconception in the scientific literature is sought. Finally, a possible explanation for macroscopic corrosion phenomena that are known to occur under circumstances of local oxygen depletion is formulated. © 2001 Elsevier Science B.V.

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Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
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