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Absorbent

Last updated: October 10, 2017

What Does Absorbent Mean?

An absorbent is any material capable of retaining a liquid within its molecular fabric or boundaries. Absorbents are used to reduce the likelihood of corrosion by reducing the amount of moisture on or around a corrosion-prone metal surface.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Absorbent

Absorbents are typically porous solids capable of soaking up liquids partially or completely. They may change either physically or chemically once the foreign liquid substance is contained.

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