What is the difference between rusting and corrosion?

Posted by Chandan Pradhan (May 19, 2017 7:43 p.m.) (Question ID: 5383)

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    1. Corrosion is the disintegration of materials due to chemical or electrochemical reactions while rust is a type of corrosion.
    2. Corrosion is the disintegration of all types of metals as well as materials such as polymers and ceramics while rust is the corrosion of iron and its alloys.
    3. Corrosion is caused by a material’s reaction to chemicals while rust is caused by water or moisture and oxidation.
    Answered by Payal Singh (May 19, 2017 9:12 p.m.)
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