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The Boatowners Guide to Corrosion by Everett Collier. Corrosion is a constant, often expensive, and sometimes dangerous problem for boaters. Moisture, salt, electrical currents, and chemicals create a potent combination that can attack the metallic (and sometimes nonmetallic) parts of your boat. Everett Collier, an expert in marine technology, details all the types of corrosionincluding simple galvanic, electrochemical, and electrolyticand explains how to identify, combat, and prevent them. The most comprehensive book on this subject, The Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion shows you how to:
Prevent corrosion with proper grounding, cathodic protection, protective coatings, and careful selection and matching of metal parts
Protect your boats hull, deck gear, masts, and rigging, as well as its propulsion, electrical, plumbing, and steering systems
Recognize and cure developing corrosion before it can damage your boat
Chapters are;
Basic Molecular Theory
Basic Chemical Theory
Basic Electrical Theory
Basic Corrosion Processes
Electrochemical or Self-Corrosion
Galvanic Corrosion
Electrolytic Corrosion
Iron and Iron Alloys
Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys
Nickel and Nickel Alloys
Copper and Copper Alloys
Other Marine Metals
Cathodic Protection Systems
Corrosion Avoidance
Coating to Prevent Corrosion
Hull Corrosion
Propulsion Systems
Electrical and Electronic Systems
Plumbing Systems
Deck Gear
Masts, Spars, and Rigging

Softcover, 314 pages, 190mm x 235mm, b & w photos, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Boat location: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ

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