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ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Corrosion in Natural Environments
By
WH Ailor, Jr Jr
WH Ailor, Jr Jr
1Metallurgical Research Division,
Reynolds Metals Company
,
Richmond, Va. 23219
;
symposium chariman
, Seawater Corrosion
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SW Dean, Jr Jr
SW Dean, Jr Jr
2
Olin Corporation
,
New Haven, Conn. 06504
;
symposium chairman
, Atmospheric Corrosion
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FH Haynie
FH Haynie
3
National Environmental Research Center, Research Triangle Park
,
N. C. 27711
;
symposium chairman
, Statistical Planning and Analysis of Corrosion Experiments
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-0315-8
ISBN:
978-0-8031-0315-3
No. of Pages:
355
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
1974

An evaluation was made of test panels of four titanium alloys that were exposed to a marine atmosphere for seven years at Point Reyes, California as part of the ASTM B-3V1 1957 test program. No evidence of corrosion or significant change in physical properties was found. It was concluded that titanium is virtually immune to corrosion under most atmospheric exposure conditions.

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