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5.1.3   Types of Corrosion

 

There are various types of corrosion. The following is a brief overview of the types.

 

 

5.1.3.1   Uniform Attack

         This type of corrosion is common aboveground and in the ullage space of tanks

         It is generally atmospheric caused

         It is typically uniform over the entire exposed surface

         It accounts for roughly 30% of all failures due to corrosion