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This article provides an overview of environmental performance of the most commonly used nonmetallic materials. The materials include elastomers, plastics, thermosetting resins, resin-matrix composites, organic coatings, concrete, refractories, and ceramics. The article also provides information on the applications and uses of these materials.

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David C. Silverman, 2005. "Introduction to Environmental Performance of Nonmetallic Materials", Corrosion: Materials, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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