What is rusting

Asked by Sahilchoudhary0277 | 8th Jan, 2019, 10:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Oxidation of iron is called as rusting. Rusting involves slow oxidation of iron in presence of air and moisture.

   4Fe    +   3O2    →    2Fe2O3

   Iron      Oxygen    Ferric oxide

 2Fe2O3    +    xH2O      →     Fe2O3.xH2O

                  (moisture)                Rust

                                     Hydrated iron (III)oxide

Answered by Ramandeep | 9th Jan, 2019, 11:37: AM