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Technical Information on Building Materials for Use in the Design of Low-Cost Housing – 50. Corrosion of Nonferrous Metals Underground

Report Acceptance Date: 
July 1937 (7 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 1, 2020

This historic digest is part of a series published by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Bureau of Standards on the technical characteristics of building materials used in the construction of affordable housing units. Each digest presents condensed, essential facts regarding its given topic, and is intended for use by staff at federal agencies, manufacturers, trade associations, and builders. This publication discusses the underground corrosion of nonferrous metals, and can be taken as a companion to digest #29, “Corrosion of Ferrous Metals Underground.”

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.