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Galvanic Corrosion Explained

Gal­vanic cor­ro­sion is the basic term given to the reac­tion between dif­fer­ent met­als in the same elec­trolyte.  This doc­u­ment explains the prin­ci­pals of that reac­tion and why it is such a com­mon occur­ance for ves­sel owners.