Does Chrome Rust?

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Rust is the oxidation of iron which creates a orange colored powdery substance. The formula for rust is FeO2. Chrome is an entirely different element from iron, so it cannot form rust.
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All metals rust when exposed to water and air. While iron is the metal usually associated with rust, chrome, aluminum, copper and other metals rust as well. Chrome is the more common
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Rust occurs when certain metals, such as iron and steel, are exposed to oxygen and water for long periods of time. This process is called oxydation and you can experiment with it
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1. Buy steel wool, WD-40, and micro-fiber cloths. The finer the steel wool is the harder it is going to be to remove the rust. You can buy steel wool, WD-40, and micro-fiber cloths
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Steel wool may scratch the chrome. Try using some tin-foil (aluminium foil) crumpled up and rub it in by hand. This will get rid of the surface rust. If the chrome is pitted then
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How Does Chrome Rust?
All metals rust when exposed to water and air. While iron is the metal usually associated with rust, chrome, aluminum, copper and other metals rust as well. Chrome is the more common term for a process called chrome plating. In this technique, a thin... More »
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All types of metals usually rust when exposed to both air and water. Chrome is a silver metal that rusts and it is made from chromium. Other metals that rust include iron, copper and aluminium. Rust is an electrochemical process that leads to metal corrosion. The metals found under the chrome or other metals take longer periods of time to rust because they are encased within the other metals.
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