Mistakes in plant design are the most frequently cited (58%) cause of corrosion failure in chemical-process industries. Design mistakes are even blamed slightly more than incorrect materials selection. Although “get a better material” might seem to be the answer to any corrosion problem, it becomes obvious, as a failure is investigated, that in most cases the design could be improved.
KeywordsCorrosion Control Dissimilar Metal Crevice Corrosion Corrosion Problem Galvanic Corrosion
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