Also eventually, hard water can corrode metal, including your water pipes.
Once the potassium hydroxide reaches the metal terminals or connectors, it causes them to corrode producing a powder that is a greenish blue color.
Silver tends to corrode when it comes in touch with the sulfur in your body.
The reason behind this is that nickel does not corrode like lead.
Brilliance Anti-Tarnish Finishes are designed not to corrode and to look like new for the life of the faucet.
The indices are machined directly into the bezel without the use of bezel inserts, which can corrode or come loose at deep depths.
corrode preferentially to steel, providing sacrificial or cathodic protection to small areas of steel exposed through damage to the coating.
corrode more rapidly.
corrode away exposing the underlying steel.
corrode when left in lockers in a salt water environment.
corrode in preference to the shanks because they have been worked.
A struggle to be one-self in among the caustic soapy suds, which corrode and dilute.
Aphides are provided with a mealy skin, which does not allow water to be attached to it, and thus insecticides for destroying them contain soft soap, which fixes the solution to the skin; paraffin is added to corrode the skin, and the up the breathing pores and so produces asphyxiation.
Now in an acid-lined converter the slag is necessarily acid, because even an initially basic slag would immediately corrode away enough of the acid lining to make itself acid.
The youth was resentful of what he regarded as curmudgeonly treatment, a bitterness became ingrained and began to corrode his whole nature; and although lie came in time to grasp the real state of the case he never mentioned his uncle with kindness or regard.
A first-class chemical balance would be made in this manner, but in all places where there are acids and gases the knife-edges and bearings must be made of agate, as the fumes attack and corrode steel.
4 shows the mounting of a Thomson card on its pivot, which in common with the pivots of most other compasses is made of brass, tipped with osmium-iridium, which although very hard can be sharply pointed and does not corrode.
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