TITLE

Numerous benefits result from a chemical treatment with acid solution to enhance the formation of a protective film

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Rick
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Bulk Transporter;Feb2012, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs on a primer on passivation presented by Jim Fritz, executive at the company TMR Stainless, presented at the National Tank Truck Carriers' 2011 Cargo Tank Maintenance Seminar held in Louisville, Kentucky. He stated that passivation means chemical treatment of stainless steel with acids that helps in forming a protective layer and its benefits include removal of free iron, and sulfides, and increased corrosion resistance. Also, he discussed the technique of pickling.
ACCESSION #
72945488

 

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