Sources of Corrosion

Sources of Corrosion


Corrosion in Vendors Manufacturing process

¨   Shipping in open bins

¨   No use of Rust Preventives

¨   Lack of packaging knowledge

¨   Poor handling by transporter

¨   Exposure to rainfall



Other Causes of Corrosion

q  Lack of knowledge of packaging

q  Poor Storage Facilities

q  Exposure to Rainfall or Acidic Environments

q  Irregularity of storage periods

q  Under-designed Packaging Solution

q  Cost based decisions by suppliers

q  Non Sea-Worthy Products

q  Pressure on reducing packaging costs

q  Knowledge issues 

q  Water based washing

q  LCL Conisgnments subjected to Rainfall