Tag Archives: corrosion

In terms of Corrosion, what’s the difference between a ‘Passivator’ and an ‘Inhibitor’?

Metals are said to be ‘passive’ when they show good corrosion resistance against a specific medium. That is to say that metal A might be passive in liquid 1 but not in liquid 2, whereas metal B might be passive … Continue reading

Posted in Chemistry and Materials FAQs | Tagged , , | Comments Off on In terms of Corrosion, what’s the difference between a ‘Passivator’ and an ‘Inhibitor’?

What are the risks involved with using cleaning agents in water-filled cooling and heating systems?

Water-filled cooling systems are always subject to some degree of corrosion, and left un-checked, holes can appear in the system allowing the coolant to leak out. Consequently, it is always advisable to use a carefully selected corrosion inhibitor in the … Continue reading

Posted in Corrosion | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on What are the risks involved with using cleaning agents in water-filled cooling and heating systems?