Most all forms of marine corrosion involve the flow of electrical currents between immersed metals or between sites on the same metal. The problem is that this current flow has the potential to do extensive damage over short or long periods of time. In the areas below, basic marine corrosion is introduced, along with some pictorial examples to assist you in understanding the basic concepts and issues.

Galvanic Corrosion Stray Current Corrosion Other Forms of Corrosion