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Stainless Steel Corrosion Mystery Solved By UK Researchers

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February 14, 2002
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Imperial College Of Science, Technology And Medicine
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From cutlery and cooking pans to the inside of a Formula 1 car engine or a huge chemical process plant, stainless steel is all around us. It’s not meant to corrode, but it can, and when it does the results can be disastrous, whether it’s a hole in your dishwasher or a failed industrial plant.

From cutlery and cooking pans to the inside of a Formula 1 car engine or a huge chemical process plant, stainless steel is all around us. It’s not meant to corrode, but it can, and when it does the results can be disastrous, whether it’s a hole in your dishwasher or a failed industrial plant.


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Imperial College Of Science, Technology And Medicine. (2002, February 14). Stainless Steel Corrosion Mystery Solved By UK Researchers. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/02/020214080414.htm
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