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Possibly old wiring corroding. Could be caused by loose connections. May have to run new wires. Consult a licensed electrician.

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Q: What is the cause of green powdery corrosion all over the copper wires under the plastic housing of a stove outlet and how do you cure this?
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How do you identify corrosion?

to identify corrosion is to look for rust of pitted aluminum gets a white powdery fill, usually to salt exposer. copper gets a green powdery fill.


Corrosion of copper?

corrosion of copper is called petina. It is a light blue powder that forms on copper when it is introduced to water.


What makes copper rusty?

corrosion


Which metal does not undergo corrosion?

copper


Why does copper turn green?

The products of corrosion on copper are green or blue.


What is corrosion of copper?

when air and water react with copper, it will cause corrosion.add. the common verdigris on copper is usually the carbonate, but close to the ocean, the chloride may be present as well.


How is corrosion of copper a chemical change?

Corrosion involve chemical reactions - and these are chemical changes.


How do you prevent copper corrosion?

Internal or external?


Is corrosion of copper a chemical change?

yes


What is the reaction of benzene cleaning agent on copper containt material?

Corrosion of the copper


What is a hypothesis for how pH in water Affects Copper Corrosion?

If the water's pH is more acidic (lower pH) then the effects of copper corrosion will be faster and more pronounce. If the water is less acidic (Higher pH) copper corrosion will take longer and be less pronounce.


How do you store copper?

Copper can be stored in bottles containing water, such that none of the copper is exposed to air, as this can cause the corrosion of copper.


What metal turns green and why?

Copper turns green after a while because of weathering and corrosion. It is in general the Oxygen in our atmosphere that bonds with the copper, forming a protective layer of "green" oxydation or corrosion. Further information: Many buildings have copper-roofs. It is a metal that is easy to cut and form. It is also highly corrosion resistant because the corrosion formed also protects it from further corrosion. Acid rain however is able to wash away part of the corrosion formed. This mean that in highly polluted areas, Copper is not such a good choice. The Statue of Liberty used to be the iconic copper color.


Why does copper utensil turn dull green?

The products of corrosion on copper are green or blue.


Why does copper turn black?

Copper turns black due to corrosion. Copper turns black if mixed with oxygen!


Can copper turning be used to test how pH affects copper corrosion?

If copper is present, the solution will turnblue...


Which metals are more susceptible to corrosion?

iron and copper


How does corrosion affect the society?

Corrosion has a destructive effect on iron and many iron alloys, copper etc.


What are some examples of corrosion?

Iron and steel rusting is an example of corrosion. Copper pitting or the green patina one sees on copper roofs are also examples of corrosion. Stress Cracking is also considered an example of corrosion.


How good is copper at resisting corrosion?

The corrosion resistance of copper is great! But if the hardness was better and the strength it would be way better than titanium in some cases (not the melting point)!!!


Is copper plastic substance?

Copper is a metal.


Characteristics of copper?

Corrosion resistance and electrical conductivity. and its metal


How did the statue of liberty get its color?

The blue-green color comes from the corrosion of the copper skin (copper sulfate).


Is copper a thermosetting plastic?

Copper is not thermosetting - if you heat it up enough it will melt - nor is it plastic.


Plastic differs from copper?

Yes copper is a metal