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Investigation of Silver-Plated Conductor Corrosion (Red Plague) AIR4487B

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) shall be limited to information about a specific corrosion mechanism of silver-plated conductors that produces cuprous/cupric oxide deposits (Red Plague). It examines some possible causes and some recommendations to minimize the possibility of its occurrence. It also provides a number of reference documents that describe the corrosion in detail, methods to determine conductor damage, methods to produce the corrosion, and other investigative reports of this phenomena and their conclusions.
AIR4487B
2019-10-02
Latest
Revised
AIR4487A
2011-06-20
Historical
Revised
AIR4487
2004-08-23
Historical
Reaffirmed

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