Interactive Resource icon  ECorr: Corrosion of Zinc

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Description: This case study gives a description of the corrosion properties of zinc; it looks at how zinc corrosion is effected by pH and features an interactive Pourbaix diagram. This is an introductory level case study.
Keywords: electrolyte • pH • zinc • near neutral solutions • passive metals • Pourbaix diagram • corrosion rate • corrosion products • stability
Categories: Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation > Corrosion principles
Materials > Metals & alloys > Other metals & alloys > Zinc & alloys
Properties > Chemical & biological > Chemical
Created by: Salah Faidi, University of Manchester
Contributions: Prof Bob Cottis, Corrosion and Protection Centre, University of Manchester
Prof Anne Neville, University of Leeds
Dr Neil Short, Aston University
Dr Peter Boden, University of Nottingham
Dr Trevor Hodgkiess, University of Glasgow
Published by: UKCME
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Date created: 01 January 1995
Date added: 20 October 2009
Resource ID: 2265