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Compatibility of aluminium and steel - Build 176 (2020)

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Compatibility of aluminium and steel - Build 176 (2020)
Valid from
01/02/2020

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BRANZ Limited
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BUILD article
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Description

Building materials are often paired – think of wood and metal – but this is not always trouble-free. In particular, when aluminium and stainless steel are used together, there may be corrosion problems.

Materials, such as: concretes, metals, polymers and timbers used in the construction industry are frequently mixed to deliver desirable aesthetic, structural and weather-tightness functionalities.

Scope

This article includes the following chapters:

  • Mixing materials matters
  • Concerns when aluminium and stainless steel paired
    • What happens and why?
    • Other factors also matter
  • Where the two can be used safely
  • Where they cannot be used safely
  • Preventing galvanic corrosion
  • Available guidance

 

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Compatibility of aluminium and steel - Build 176 (2020)

Description

Building materials are often paired – think of wood and metal – but this is not always trouble-free. In particular, when aluminium and stainless steel are used together, there may be corrosion problems.

Materials, such as: concretes, metals, polymers and timbers used in the construction industry are frequently mixed to deliver desirable aesthetic, structural and weather-tightness functionalities.

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Compatibility of aluminium and steel - Build 176 (2020)
Description

Building materials are often paired – think of wood and metal – but this is not always trouble-free. In particular, when aluminium and stainless steel are used together, there may be corrosion problems.

Materials, such as: concretes, metals, polymers and timbers used in the construction industry are frequently mixed to deliver desirable aesthetic, structural and weather-tightness functionalities.

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Compatibility of aluminium and steel - Build 176 (2020)

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