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Title: Corrosion of aluminium in pure water and dilute solutions
Authors: Berzins, A
Evans, JV
Lowson, RT
Keywords: Aluminium
Aluminium oxides
HIFAR Reactor
Issue Date: Jul-1973
Publisher: Australian Atomic Energy Commission
Citation: Berzins, A., Evans, J. V., & Lowson, R. T. (1973). Corrosion of aluminium in pure water and dilute solutions (AAEC/E270). Lucas Heights N.S.W.: Australian Atomic Energy Commission, Research Establishment.
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.
Gov't Doc #: 474
ISBN: 0642995850
Appears in Collections:Scientific and Technical Reports

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