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Is Our Silver Corrosion Measurement Correct? - Research Note

Michael Osterman and Robert Utter
CALCE, Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA


The sulfur based silver corrosion product is fragile and can shed during handling. Special handling is needed to monitor silver corrosion rate. This factor has implications for the accurate interpretation of corrosion tests. An updated handling procedure is discussed.

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