Explain how the following protect metals from corrosion.
b. durable oxide coatings
d. sacrificial metal
f. cathodic protection
Corrosion is a natural phenomenon of the formation of stable oxide from the metal. It is also referred to as the unwanted oxidation of metals. Due to this property, the attractiveness and structural integrity of metal is lost.
Answer and Explanation: 1
a Paint forms a coating on the metal which acts as a physical barrier between metal and air, thus preventing the oxidation of the metal.
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fromChapter 20 / Lesson 6
Learn about corrosion. Understand the corrosion definition, what things or substances can be corroded, the factors that cause corrosion, and the ways to prevent it.