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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 in the Mining and Mineral Industry

By
B. Mishra
B. Mishra
Revising author
Colorado School of Mines
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J.J. Pak
J.J. Pak
Revising author
Hanyang University
,
Korea
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Published:
2006
Page range:
1076 - 1082
Publication history
October 13, 2006

Abstract

This article describes the corrosion of principal parts of mining equipment such as mine shafts, wire rope, rock bolts, and pump and piping systems. It discusses the diagnosis and prevention of various types of corrosion including uniform corrosion, pitting corrosion, crevice corrosion, erosion-corrosion, and intergranular corrosion. The article explains the corrosion in tanks, reactor vessels, cyclic loading machinery, and pressure leaching equipment.

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B. Mishra, J.J. Pak, 2006. "Corrosion in the Mining and Mineral Industry", Corrosion: Environments and Industries, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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