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Archive | September, 2012

Understanding Galvanic Corrosion and How to Avoid it in Metal Roofing

In general construction, particularly in the building cladding industry, contact between two different types of metal should be avoided.  But why is this so important?  The answer is galvanic corrosion, which refers to corrosion induced when two dissimilar materials are coupled in a corrosive electrolyte. More simply put, when two non-similar metals are connected by […]

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