September 2021

Iron and steel metals, despite their strength, are prone to oxidization (rust formation). As rust sets in, the metals corrode, fatigue, and break down. To slow the oxidation process and make the metal parts last longer, zinc is used as an agent to coat them....

Metal parts are often prone to corrosion, especially when they're used in an environment that has a lot of moisture. By covering these metal parts with more noble metals such as nickel, copper, chromium, and zinc, these parts are able to last longer. This is because the covering, also...