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Why Does Bronze Not Rust?

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Bronze does not rust because the corrosion products found on it are seldom formed by electrolytic action and therefore the process cannot be reversed electrolytically. It can survive adverse conditions, including long submersions in salt water that will often completely oxidise iron.
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Bronze does not rust and it normally tarnishes as it corrodes, this is due to the fact that it is made of copper and iron is the only metal on earth that is known to rust.
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Bronze doesn't rust. It tarnishes as it corrodes. Iron is the only metal that will rust because that is its form of corrosion.
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Bronze does not rust, but the elements in mother nature form a "patina", or coating, the color of green on the surface of the raw, yellow bronze. An enduring man made patina
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because bronze is an alloy. alloy can't rust.! ;))
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