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Localized Corrosion - Corrosion and Galvanic Compatibility

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Localized corrosion is defined as the selective removal of metal by corrosion at small areas or zones on a metal surface in contact with a corrosive environment, usually a liquid. It usually takes place when small local sites are attacked at a much higher rate than the rest of the original surface. Localized corrosion takes place when corrosion works with other destructive processes such as stress, fatigue, erosion, and other forms of chemical attack. Localized corrosion mechanisms can cause more damage than any one of those destructive processes individually. There are many different types of localized corrosion. Pitting, stress corrosion cracking, chloride stress corrosion, caustic stress corrosion, primary side stress corrosion, heat exchanger tube denting, wastage, and intergranular attack corrosion.

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