Does copper rust in salt water?

Answer Since copper is not iron-based, it does not rust, but it does tarnish. Copper reacts slowly with water and oxygen to form a green tarnish. It turns a quicker, deeper shade of green when exposed to ... Read More »

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Do nails rust faster in lemon juice, salt water or water?

Salt water will make the nail rust the fastest. The main component that causes rust is dihydrogen oxide, which is water. When sodium in included, as in salt water, the rust occurs more quickly.Refe... Read More »

Will the salt water damage the copper pipes in an old pool?

You've got to be kidding with that answer!?!? You have no business in a room where water chemistry is being talked about. 7.0 pH is neutral pH. It won't hurt anything. On the other hand, the ASM Ha... Read More »

Can i use copper algaecide in salt water system pool?

Answer : in short yes copper is fine, but... I have copper-zinc mesh screens in all my collection baskets, i go to rummage sales to find 64' & before silver coins and single pieces of sterling silv... Read More »

Does aluminum rust in salt water?

Aluminum does not rust or otherwise corrode in salt water, according to CM Product Engineering. This is primarily due to the neutral pH of the metal. However, salt water can corrode other strong me... Read More »