Corrosion Vs Oxidation: Differences?

by koolraj09
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Dec31-13, 12:59 AM
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Hi guys,
Until now I thought that oxidation and corrosion are the same. But I am not sure. Are they one and the same?
Why oxidation at high temperatures is important? How does that reduce part life?
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Not every corrosion requires an oxidation, and not every oxidation counts as corrosion.

But quite often they go hand in hand.

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