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galvanic corrosion

 noun


Definitions

  1. Corrosion associated with the presence of two dissimilar metals in a solution (electrolyte). In principle, it is similar to bath-type plating in the sense that the anode surface has lost metal (corroded).

External Resources

Wikipedia: galvanic corrosion
Corrosion Doctors: Galvanic Compatibility

Internal Resources

Protecting magnesium alloys from corrosion


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