STP576

    Electrochemical Techniques for Predicting Galvanic Corrosion

    Published: Jan 1976


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    Abstract

    The various electrochemical techniques for predicting galvanic corrosion behavior of metals are described. Each method is evaluated on the basis of practicality using specific galvanic couples as examples. The paper describes some serious shortcomings of the existing techniques and warns of the dangers of their improper use.

    Keywords:

    corrosion, galvanic corrosion tests, metals, alloys, galvanic series, zero resistance ammeter, localized corrosion, polarization measurements, galvanic current, mixed potential


    Author Information:

    Baboian, Robert
    Manager, Electrochemical and Corrosion Laboratory, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Attleboro, Mass.


    Paper ID: STP41394S

    Committee/Subcommittee: G01.11

    DOI: 10.1520/STP41394S


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