what is white rust ?
What is the meachism behind white rust
How can white rust be stoped?
Is it just the zinc plating is broken down and becomes oxidised in the atmosphere?
We are having a few problems with plating of brackets and our subcontractor plater are telling us that there is porosity in the base metal and that is why we are getting white rust
This Plater is a bit of a chancer and has loaded us up with bull before
The plater also told us that the porosity in the base material cause the white rust on the parts.
I have never be involved in steel or iron manufacturing
when i was taking to the supplier he told that white rust come up after this is surely because he is storing the parts in a high humidity area.
a couple of day after the iron has been plated
what is basically happening is that we submit plane iron and we get plated parts back with zinc and when we receive Could you send me any information that you can on white rust and is there a way that the platers may be able to stop the white rust from forming?
any inf. would be greatly appreciated
Regards & Thanks