miércoles, 2 de mayo de 2018

Advantages and disadvantages of the surface treatments applied to Corten steel

The commercial designation Corten is usually referred to a low-alloy self-weathering steel category in which, by means of a controlled addition of certain alloying elements such as Cu, Cr, Ni and P, it is possible to modify the nature of the oxide layer (patina) that is formed in its surface due to the atmospheric exposure. This patina provides the steel special characteristics that increase its corrosion resistance.