More stories about Corrosion

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  • Eliminating Corrosion

    I recently read some papers on the corrosion of concrete in sewer manholes. Apparently, this is not a problem of gasses floating around in the sewer, but an issue of anaerobic bacteria (Thiobacillus) living on the surface of the concrete, creating sulfuric acid, which corrodes the concrete. The...

  • Corrosion Inhibition

  • How Does Contact with Aluminum Affect Concrete?

    Does anyone have information on the reaction between aluminum and concrete?

  • Pozzolans, pH and Rebar Corrosion

    Pozzolans are known to reduce the pH of concrete. Does this reduction increase the likelihood of rebar corrosion problems or have any other negative effect on durability?