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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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