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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

U.S. Navy Aircraft Corrosion

By
John E. Benfer
John E. Benfer
Naval Air Systems Command, Research and Engineering Sciences Department
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Published:
2006
Page range:
184 - 194
Publication history
September 22, 2006

Abstract

This article describes the influences of the operational environments of U.S. Navy aircraft during corrosion-control process. The most widely used materials in airframe structures and components, such as aluminum, steel, titanium, and magnesium alloy systems, are reviewed. The article provides information on the inspections steps, corrosion-control issues, and corrosion-prevention strategies for naval aircraft. It contains a table that lists typical locations of corrosion on the aircraft. The article also illustrates the examples of aircraft corrosion damage.

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John E. Benfer, 2006. "U.S. Navy Aircraft Corrosion", Corrosion: Environments and Industries, S.D. Cramer, B.S. Covino, Jr.

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