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    Practical Aspects of Underground Corrosion Control

    Published: Jan 1981

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    This paper presents a description of the underground jungle of structures and materials in their various environments. Methods to combat corrosion problems are given. Some of the pitfalls are discussed. A suggestion is made for American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards that would be helpful to the corrosion control engineer.


    aluminum, carbon, cast iron pipe, concentric neutral, copper, corrosion control, electrical grounding, galvanized pipe, graphitization, lead cables, magnesium anodes, polarization, reinforced concrete, strand shielding, underground corrosion

    Author Information:

    Lankes, JB
    Corrosion control consultant, Richmond, Va.

    Committee/Subcommittee: G01.10

    DOI: 10.1520/STP28260S

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