Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

White Rust

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12831

n (ca. 1848) White corrosion products (zinc hydroxide and zinc oxide) on zinc-coated articles. They form when the parts are stored so close together that condensed moisture is entrapped between them and the air circulation is inadequate to assist drying. Known also as Wet Storage Stain. (Corrosion Engineer's Handbook, 3rd Ed, Baboian, R., NACE International – The Corrosion Society, Houston, TX, 2002)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA