Agarose as an Efficient Inhibitor for Aluminium Corrosion in Acidic Medium: An Experimental and Theoretical Study

Agarose as an Efficient Inhibitor for Aluminium Corrosion in Acidic Medium: An Experimental and... 40 °C 1M HCl 50 °C 60 °C 0 150 300 450 600 750 Inhibitor Concentraction (ppm) Keywords Aluminium corrosion  Acid solutions  EIS & V. Raj Polarisation  SEM  Acid inhibition Advanced Materials Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Periyar University, Salem 11, Tamil Nadu, India 1 Introduction New Chemistry Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India Aluminium is one of the most commonly used metals in earth’s crust due to its extremely high electrical and thermal Department of Chemistry, B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Vandalur, Chennai, India properties with ductility. In particular, pure aluminium and aluminium-based alloys are known for their lightweight, Department of Physics, Periyar University, Salem 11, Tamil Nadu, India Inhibition efficiency (% ) 44 Page 2 of 17 J Bio Tribo Corros (2017) 3:44 recyclability, good corrosion resistance, formability, dura- regarded as an industrially high-value material and is bility and conductivity [1–3]. The formation of passive thin extensively used in biotechnology and molecular biology oxide layer on aluminium and its alloys’ surface upon air applications. In concern with inhibition properties, agarose exposure protects them from further corrosion and makes has not yet been explored as a corrosion inhibitor to the Journal of Bio- and Tribo-Corrosion Springer Journals

Agarose as an Efficient Inhibitor for Aluminium Corrosion in Acidic Medium: An Experimental and Theoretical Study

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Materials Science; Tribology, Corrosion and Coatings; Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials; Biomaterials
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