Browse the Glossary

Red Plague – Corrosion

by the presence of a brown-red powder deposit on the exposed copper. In the case of wiring, the problem is compounded by the wire insulating material. The insulating material can prohibit detection of the damaged silver plating until the damage to the copper is extensive.

FAA AC 43-206

See definitions for Black Plague Corrosion and Purple Plague Corrosion

Speak Your Mind

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.