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Corrosion Proof

Last updated: November 26, 2016

What Does Corrosion Proof Mean?

This is a term used to describe products that have been designed by materials with high resistance to corrosion. This terminology is to be used when a product or structure is entirely made from a material that has corrosion-resistant properties. It is a word used in marketing products by creating confidence through describing its durability and effectiveness in terms of corrosion protection. The terminology comes up when the substance characteristics are known.


Corrosionpedia Explains Corrosion Proof

Rusting is a common form of corrosion that occurs in almost all potential metals that fall under the galvanic series list. The development of alloy materials such as steel has provided substance characteristics that prevent the unexpected chemical and electrochemical interaction between the material and the environmental conditions.

Structural coating can also make a material corrosion proof if thin oxide layers form on the surface, putting to a halt all the chemical and electrochemical reactions. When products and substances are made of platinum and gold, they are easily characterized as corrosion proof due to their high corrosion-resistant properties.

"Corrosion resistant" is used when coatings are applied, but "corrosion proof" is appropriate when the material used falls at the bottom of the galvanic series table.


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