# High temperature corrosion

1. Sep 25, 2009

### selseg

What is the chemistry behind high temperature corrosion , and why is the corrosion rate higher .

2. Sep 25, 2009

### Astronuc

Staff Emeritus
Corrosion is a chemical (electro-chemical) reaction, and many or most increase with temperature, which may be related to disociation of reactants or diffusion of anions into the cation substrate.