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Title: Corrosion of aluminium in pure water and dilute solutions.
Authors: Berzins, A
Evans, JV
Lowson, RT
Issue Date: Jul-1973
Publisher: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Abstract: An investigation into the corrosion of aluminium in flowing near-neutral water at 50 C is reported. The corrosion rate passed through a minimum as the pH was changed from pH 5.0 to 8.0. The pH at the point of minimum corrosion was sensitive to atmosphere, being highest in oxygen-saturated water. The corrosion rate was reduced and spallation of the oxide film prevented by saturating the water with oxygen.
URI: http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/464
ISBN: 0642995850
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