28. Corrosion of Refractories and Ceramics

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. M. Rigaud

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch28

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Rigaud, M. (2011) Corrosion of Refractories and Ceramics, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch28

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. Département de génie physique et de génie des matériaux, Ecole Polytechnique, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864



  • nonmetals, corrosion of refractories and ceramics - inert and corrosion resistant;
  • corrosion of industrial refractories - rate-determining step, not involving electronic charge transfer at reaction interface;
  • corrosion of structural ceramics - differences between industrial refractories and structural ceramics, their purity and texture


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Corrosion of industrial refractories

  • Corrosion of structural ceramics

  • Preventing corrosion

  • References