Metal Corrosion in NZ Buildings - Fact Sheet 4 (FS4) - Corrosion of metal in timber and concrete
- Metal Corrosion in NZ Buildings - Fact Sheet 4 (FS4)
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The rate at which metal elements corrode in timber and concrete depends on things like the type of metal involved, treatment of the timber, concrete strength and cover and the local atmospheric environment.
A basic understanding of how corrosion occurs in these materials can help ensure that the right materials and protective measures are specified and building elements meet durability requirements.