ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS
A21. They must be kept in specially marked containers.
A22. In a separate building or-flammable liquids storeroom.
A23. It is applied by spraying, dipping, brushing, or wiping.
Corrosion reduces the strength and changes the mechanical characteristics
of the material.
Protection from corrosive environments.
Electron flow is established from the cathode to the anode.
They speed the corrosion process.
Thick sections are more likely to have variations in their composition,
particularly if heat-treated during fabrication.
Moisture is the single largest contributor to avionics corrosion.
NAVAIR 16-1-540 provides information on cleaning and corrosion
prevention and control of avionics equipment.
NAVAIR 15-01-500, Preservation Of Naval Aircraft.
General uses for cements, sealants, and coatings.
A period of intensive care should follow the deployment cycle to bring the
aircraft back up to standard.
A good corrosion prevention program.
Every 14 days.
a. Aircraft is exposed to corrosive fire-extinguishing materials.
b. Spilled electrolyte and corrosive deposits are found around battery
terminals and battery area.
c. The aircraft has been exposed to significant amounts of salt water.
d. Salt deposits, relief tube waste, or other contaminants are apparent.
e. Fungus growth is apparent.
f. Chemical, biological, or radiological contaminants are detected.
They must be cleaned or wiped down.
Flammability and toxicity
Inhaling toxic vapors can seriously affect the brain and central nervous