Aluminum Fishing Oxygen Regulator Failure, Galvanic Corrosion

Webpage Updated                                      Friday  November 1, 2019 MANY DIFFERENT BRANDS OF CLICK-STYLE ALUMINUM BODY OXYGEN REGULATORS SOLD IN AMERICA TO FISHERMEN ARE ACTUALLY “MADE IN CHINA” AND CONTAIN INTERNAL COMPONENTS MADE WITH ZINC. ZINC IS A WELL KNOWN INEXPENSIVE “SACRIFICIAL METAL” USED IN MARINE ENVIRONMENTS THAT IS QUICKLY ATTACKED AND DESTROYED BY GALVANIC CORROSION. ZINC ALLOY … Continue reading Aluminum Fishing Oxygen Regulator Failure, Galvanic Corrosion