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Corrosion: Environments and Industries

Edited by
Stephen D. Cramer
Stephen D. Cramer
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Bernard S. Covino, Jr.
Bernard 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 Sulfuric Acid

By
S.K. Brubaker
S.K. Brubaker
E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc.
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Published:
2006
Page range:
659 - 667
Publication history
October 09, 2006

Abstract

This article describes the selection of materials for the production and handling equipment of concentrated sulfuric acid, depending on factors such as the allowable corrosion rate, desired mechanical and physical properties, fabrication requirements, availability, and cost. Materials such as carbon steel, cast irons, austenitic stainless steels, higher austenitic stainless steels, higher chromium Fe-Ni-Mo alloys, nickel-base alloys, non-metals, and specific other metals and alloys are also discussed.

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S.K. Brubaker, 2006. "Corrosion by Sulfuric Acid", Corrosion: Environments and Industries, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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