Carl R. Loper Jr.


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Keeping stainless steels stainless

May 4, 2004 | By Carl R. Loper Jr.

Stainless steels are inherently resistant to surface attack in mildly corrosive environments. However, when corrosion does occur, it can result in the formation of pits on the surface or within crevices of the part. Why does this situation develop, and what can be done to prevent catastrophic failure?

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