Aluminum Fishing Oxygen Regulator Failure, Galvanic Corrosion

WEBPAGE UPDATED                                      Wednesday  January 1, 2020  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 COMPONEENTS … Continue reading Aluminum Fishing Oxygen Regulator Failure, Galvanic Corrosion