STP629

    Marine Corrosion Behavior of Bare and Metallic-Coated Steel Reinforcing Rods in Concrete

    Published: Jan 1977


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    Abstract

    Concrete failure can develop from many causes, for example, thermal gradients, fatigue, insufficient cover, admixtures, rebar material, and exposure location. Cracking of concrete in itself was not found to be detrimental but could lead to spalling and structural deterioration. Metallic-coated rebars are shown to prevent concrete spalling.

    Keywords:

    corrosion, concretes, reinforcing steels, cracking, spalling, marine atmospheres, nickel coatings, zinc coatings, low alloy steels, high strength steels, electrochemistry


    Author Information:

    Baker, EA
    Research technician and operations manager, Francis L. LaQue Corrosion Laboratory, The International Nickel Company, Inc., Wrightsville Beach, N. C.

    Money, KL
    Research technician and operations manager, Francis L. LaQue Corrosion Laboratory, The International Nickel Company, Inc., Wrightsville Beach, N. C.

    Sanborn, CB
    Project manager, Development Group, The International Nickel Company, Inc., New York, N. Y.


    Paper ID: STP27951S

    Committee/Subcommittee: G01.06

    DOI: 10.1520/STP27951S


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