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Corrosion: Environments and Industries

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S.D. Cramer
S.D. Cramer
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B.S. Covino, Jr.
B.S. Covino, Jr.
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ASM International
Volume
13C
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-184-9
Publication date:
2006
Book Chapter

Corrosion by Ammonia

By
Michael Davies
Michael Davies
CARIAD Consultants
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Published:
2006
Page range:
727 - 735
Publication history
October 10, 2006

Abstract

Ammonia and ammonium hydroxide are not particularly corrosive in themselves, but corrosion problems can arise with specific materials, particularly when contaminants are present. This article discusses the corrosion resistance of materials used for the manufacture, handling, and storage of ammonia. These materials include aluminum alloys, iron and steel, stainless steels, nickel and its alloys, copper and its alloys, titanium and its alloys, zirconium and its alloys, niobium, tantalum, and nonmetallic materials.

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Michael Davies, 2006. "Corrosion by Ammonia", Corrosion: Environments and Industries, S.D. Cramer, B.S. Covino, Jr.

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