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The Main Effects of Saltwater on Port Equipment & How to Protect it

April 9, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Saltwater is far more corrosive to metal than freshwater. In fact, your entire port is constantly under attack by the destructive elements of saltwater. It permeates almost everything and will start deteriorating metals as soon as they make contact. Port equipment needs extra protection from the sea and elements to stop this aggressive corrosiveness. Any port equipment in the harbor is subjected to this corrosive effect. The main types of corrosion you’ll face are galvanic corrosion and electrolysis. These are the processes that make your port deteriorate and end up causing significant repair costs.  Galvanic corrosion comes from having different... View Article