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What will rust?

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Both water and oxygen are needed for rusting to occur.

Iron and steel rust when they come into contact with water and oxygen. Both are present in the air.

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What is the difference between rust resistant and rust proof?

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Can zirconium rust?

No, it does not rust.

Can rust rust skin?

No. While skin can be damaged chemically it does not rust.

Will earings rust in a liquid?

they will not rust into a liquid but they can rust and they can be turned into a liquid

Does kill rust primer actually kill the rust?

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Is rust a count noun or a non-count noun?

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Does iron oxide cause rust?

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Is rust a protist?

Rust is classified as a protist. However, this is not the rust that occurs in metals but a fungal disease which is known as rust and smut.

Does aluminiun rust?

Rust is Iron Oxide so aluminum can't rust as such.

Does Michael rust PWN?

Yes, Michael Rust PWNS - Michael rust

Is iron oxide (rust) a compound or mixture?

Rust is a compound.

How is rust a mixture?

how is rust a mixture

Which materials will rust?

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Does aluminum foil rust?

no it does not rust

Can glass rust?

No! Glass will not rust!

When does wood rust?

Wood does not rust.

Can rust kill plants?

rust is the answer

What is the pH of rust?

Rust is a solid.

Why is rust an element?

Rust is not an element. Rust is a compound which is made up of iron oxide.