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Measuring Likely Environments for Corrosion: The B.C.U.R.A. Dewpointmeter

Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials

ISSN: 0003-5599

Article publication date: 1 March 1955

Abstract

VAPOURS can condense out as liquids on to surfaces which are below the dewpoint of the gases in their immediate vicinity. When these liquids are capable of causing corrosion, it is important to know the temperature range over which condensation may occur, so that steps can be taken to limit its effect. The corrosive effects of flue gases are due in part to the condensation of sulphuric acid, which can seriously affect the useful life of the materials used in heat exchangers and stacks.

Citation

(1955), "Measuring Likely Environments for Corrosion: The B.C.U.R.A. Dewpointmeter", Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials, Vol. 2 No. 3, pp. 82-82. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb019030

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