Corrosion is a serious problem for industry and governments worldwide. Most people associate corrosion with rust, which only happens in things made of ferrous metals such as steel girders, ships, iron pipes, steel reinforcement rods, and steel tanks and is the reason metals deteriorate and fail.
Ferrous and non-ferrous metals corrode on contact with both fresh and salt water as well as water vapor. They will also corrode when they come in contact with chemicals, liquid acids as well as acidic vapors, salts and bases, and bacteria.
Read our article “Corrosion Control Solutions – A Solution To A Costly Problem” for details about the enormity of the costs involved in failing to prevent corrosion.