STP741

    Practical Aspects of Underground Corrosion Control

    Published: Jan 1981


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    Abstract

    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.

    Keywords:

    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.


    Paper ID: STP28260S

    Committee/Subcommittee: G01.10

    DOI: 10.1520/STP28260S


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