Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion by Everitt Collier
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Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion
By Everitt Collier

The Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion

A Complete Reference for Boatowners and Marine Professionals

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Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion by Everitt Collier

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"The best explanation that I have seen of corrosion on boats."--Nigel Calder, author of Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual "A powerful weapon in the war against metal deterioration."--Cruising World Corrosion is a constant, often expensive, and sometimes dangerous problem for boaters. Moisture, salt, electrical currents, and chemicals create a potent combination that can attack the metallic (and sometimes nonmetallic) parts of your boat. Everett Collier, an expert in marine technology, details all the types of corrosion--including simple galvanic, electrochemical, and electrolytic--and explains how to identify, combat, and prevent them. The most comprehensive book on this subject, The Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion shows you how to: Prevent corrosion with proper grounding, cathodic protection, protective coatings, and careful selection and matching of metal parts Protect your boat's hull, deck gear, masts, and rigging, as well as its propulsion, electrical, plumbing, and steering systems Recognize and cure developing corrosion before it can damage your boat

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071475440
ISBN-10: 0071475443
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 185mm x 12mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: International Marine Publishing Co
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Everitt Collier

Everett Collier is an electrical engineer, avid boater, and amateur boatbuilder. He is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the American Boat & Yacht Council.

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