Metal corrosion in NZ Buildings - Fact sheet 1 (FS1) - Corrosion in coastal buildings
- Metal corrosion in NZ Buildings - Fact sheet 1 (FS1)
- Version 3 - April 2021
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- BRANZ Limited
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- Fact sheet
Sea salt in coastal atmospheres can significantly increase the rate of corrosion of metals used in construction.
Having a basic understanding of how this happens and how it can be reduced or managed can lead to buildings with greater performance and a longer service life.