[Spridgets] Sleeving master/brake cylinders - Stainless vs. Brass

Michael Rowe mdrowe at optonline.net
Thu Jun 19 10:57:07 MDT 2008

> And.... stainless is still susceptible to oxidation, it just does it 
> differently.

I understand that stainless steel is "stainless" from a coating of chromium 
oxide on the surface.  If there is no oxygen, the initial coating 
corrodes/wears away and is not replaced.  There is no oxygen inside the 
braking system, so it will not remain "stainless" long.

Michael Rowe

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