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This chapter discusses the effects of metallurgical factors on the corrosion resistance of magnesium alloys. The factors are chemical composition, heat treating, grain size, and cold-work effects. The chapter describes the causes of corrosion failures in magnesium alloys, namely heavy-metal contamination, blast residues, flux inclusions, and galvanic attack.

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2015. "Corrosion Resistance of Magnesium Alloys", Corrosion in the Petrochemical Industry, Victoria Burt

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