The Corrosion of Iron and Steel


IN a letter to NATURE of April 16, Dr. Frank Clowes states his belief that pure lead will dissolve to a slight extent in perfectly pure water “as iron did in the experiments made by Whitney and repeated by the American investigators, when they brought iron into contact with water under conditions similar to those which I had secured”.

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FRIEND, J. The Corrosion of Iron and Steel. Nature 78, 31 (1908).

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