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Does water softener cause rust?

Soft water is corrosive as it has a low pH and low TDS, but cation-exchange water softening doesn't contribute to any of the factors that accelerate it. There isn't enough scientific evidence to support the claim that hard-water scale is an effective way of controlling rust.

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