Corrosion Quick Facts
What is Corrosion?
Corrosion is the degradation of materials due to chemical reactions with their environments.
Corrosion is responsible for accidents, failures, and loss of production
Metallic corrosion is one of the largest single expenses in the US economy
(costs incurred by owners/operators, manufacturers, and suppliers)
Loss of productive time
(costs incurred by non-owner/operator activities)