Corrosion in Commercial Heating and Hot water Systems -3

Part 3 Preventing Corrosion – Glass Versus Stainless Steel There are several methods for addressing different forms of corrosion that occur within commercial hot water systems. Adding tin to brass, for example, creates Dezincification Resistant Brass (DZR). Fittings manufactured from this alloy will be marked in the UK with the letters CR (Corrosion Resistant) or …

Corrosion in Commercial Heating and Hot water Systems – 1

Part 1 – Recognising the Causes of Corrosion Most metals will deteriorate or corrode, sometimes to a more stable chemical state through oxidation or reduction. This occurs over time when metals are in direct contact with any water, rusted iron being the most familiar, but it can also affect copper, lead, aluminium, zinc, and numerous …