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Corrosion is a natural process that converts a refined metal into a more chemically stable oxide. It is the gradual deterioration of materials by chemical or electrochemical reaction with their environment. Corrosion engineering is the field dedicated to controlling and preventing corrosion.

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Organizations relating to Corrosion

Corrosion Institute of Southern Africa / Midrand, South Africa / Est. 1974
Nordisk Samarbeidsgruppe for Korrosjon
European and Mediterranean Cereal Rusts Foundation / Slagelse, Denmark / Est. 1969
Asia Pacific Corrosion Control Conference / Est. 1977
Nace Benelux / Hoofddorp, Netherlands / Est. 1994
NACE International - The Corrosion Society / Houston TX, USA / Est. 1943
The International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Society / London, UK / Est. 1969
Nordic Corrosion Congress / Est. 1954
International Cooperative Group on Environmentally-Assisted Cracking / Mills River NC, USA / Est. 1978
The Australasian Corrosion Association / Preston VIC, Australia / Est. 1955
International Corrosion Council / Turin, Italy / Est. 1961
World Corrosion Organization / New York NY, USA / Est. 2006
European Federation of Corrosion / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1955
European Committee for the study of corrosion and protection of pipes and pipeline systems / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1956
International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics / Est. 1999

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Action Strategies relating to Corrosion

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