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The deterioration of metals through oxidation is called-
1. Corrosion
2. Anodization
3. Galvanization
4. Phosphating

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Corrosion

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Corrosion

  • The deterioration of materials by a chemical reaction with their environment is called corrosion.
  • When a refined metal is converted into a more stable form like oxide, hydroxide, or sulphide state naturally is known as corrosion.
  • The field dedicated to controlling and preventing corrosion is Corrosion engineering, a well-known example of electrochemical corrosion is rusting, the formation of iron-oxides.
  • Few methods to prevent corrosion are electroplating, Galvanization, Using corrosion Inhibitors, Painting, Greasing, etc.

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