Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 20 - Electrochemistry - Exercises - Page 905: 20.84b


Teflon is an inert material and also an insulator. It is placed between the iron skeleton and the copper metal on the surface of the statue to prevent the metals to come in contact with each other, so that electrolysis can be prevented. Corrosion of the statue would speed up if electrolysis occurs.

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