Corrosion Behaviour of Some Architectural Metals in Canadian Atmospheres: Summary of Ten-Year Results of Group II

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Paper, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Issue 373
Physical description29 p.
Subjectcorrosion; metals; environmental performance; corrosion tests
AbstractSpecimens, each measuring 4 x 6 in. of hard and soft lead, sheet copper, Muntz metal and Monel, were exposed at two sites in the Halifax area, Montreal, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Norman Wells, Esquimalt and Trail. A number of specimens of each type were removed after periods of one, two, five and ten years for examination. The report describes the test sites, the testing prodedures and discusses the metal losses, their corrosion rates and the effect of environmental factors on these rates. Figures are included which show the loss of metal with time of exposure.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number12667
NPARC number20374085
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Record created2012-07-23
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