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Forms of corrosion of aluminum


Flotteur en alliage d'aluminium 5083, recouvert de salissures marinesThere are many forms of corrosion of aluminium : corrosion by pitting, threadlike corrosion, lamination corrosion, galvanic corrosion, stress corrosion, corrosion under fallout, etc. 

The form and intensity of the corrosion of aluminium depends on several factors, such as :


Recognising the form of corrosion is essential to establish the cause of the corrosion of aluminium and its possible remedy. This requires an expert on corrosion. 

Galvanic corrosion caused by contact of aluminium with another metal in a humid or wet environment has often been considered incorrectly as prohibited. Experience shows that this risk can easily be prevented. It requires an expert on corrosion.

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