Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Fact of the Day: Aluminum Rust

Unlike iron and steel, aluminum does not rust when oxidized. It does corrode and forms a layer known as aluminium oxide which ironically protects it from further corrosion as it keeps it away from oxygen and water. 

13 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this fact.
    I love your random and different posts ...

    Enjoy your Wednesday

    All the best Jan

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  2. Thru Mr. Sweet, I knew about this.

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  3. So that's why it doesn't rust. But it'd softer than steel.

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  4. Interesting!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

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  5. That's very interesting. The corrosion helps protect it from further corrosion.

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