Corrosion resistance

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The ability of a metal to resist chemical changes due to oxidation. Corrosion resistance can be increased by coating the metal surface with oil, wax, paint, oxide layers, passive films, a more noble metal (plating), anti-corrosion treatments, or by controlling its exposure environment.

Some materials that can be used to inhibit Corrosion include:

Synonyms and Related Terms

Korrosionbestândigkeit (Deut.); résistance à la corrosion (Fr.); corrosion inhibitor

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