Soluble Corrosion Inhibitor (SCI)

Published: | Updated: June 1, 2018

Definition - What does Soluble Corrosion Inhibitor (SCI) mean?

A soluble corrosion inhibitor is a chemical substance capable of dissolving in water, which is applied to a metallic surface to prevent or reduce the rate of corrosion on the surface.

Corrosionpedia explains Soluble Corrosion Inhibitor (SCI)

Soluble corrosion inhibitors prevent corrosion because they create a passivation layer when interacting with metallic surfaces. This layer acts as a protective film that coats the surface, eliminating corrosion-causing conditions in the immediate area.

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