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Metal corrosion in New Zealand buildings

Metal corrosion in New Zealand has an economic cost in the billions of dollars. This BRANZ Facts series describes the processes involved in the corrosion of metal and the effects of different atmospheric environments and positions on the building envelope. It explains how metal corrosion can be reduced and managed.

BRANZ scientists have researched corrosion for over 40 years, and much of the content in these fact sheets reflects these findings.