corrode

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cor·rode

(kŏ-rōd'),
To cause, or to be affected by, corrosion.

corrode

See corrosive.
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The identification of the corrodent is an ever changing target as new polymers and chemical additives continue to be developed.
Corrosive-chemical wear can be considered the loss of surface due to a corrodent or the gradual destruction of a metal or alloy due to a chemical process such as oxidation or the action of a chemical agent (ref.
It will also enhance IMR's extensive failure analysis and litigation support services, providing more in-depth analysis of metals, polymers, composites, contaminants and corrodents.
Similarly, if you sweep your pipeline clean of potential corrodents, you won't have many problems with corrosion.