Corrosion of Metals by Flowing Liquid Fluorine Compounds

  • N. A. Tiner
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 12)


The development of propulsion systems using liquid fluorine and fluorine-containing high energy oxidizers has been slow because of the extreme reactivity and toxicity of these oxidizers. Studies have been conducted in the past on the materials’ compatibility, handling, storage and disposal techniques, and hazard evaluations when using these liquid oxidizers. The corrosiveness of the oxidizers has been recognized, but quantitative information on the specific compatibility of materials of construction has been limited [1–10]


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Tiner
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  1. 1.Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.Santa MonicaUSA

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