Ceforanide: a new and efficient corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in HCl solution

Ceforanide: a new and efficient corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in HCl solution The corrosion inhibition properties of ceforanide for mild steel in HCl solution were analyzed by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, potentiodynamic polarization, and gravimetric methods. The increase in inhibitor concentration and immersion time showed a positive effect on inhibition efficiency. The experimental data showed a frequency distribution and therefore a modeling element with frequency dispersion behavior and a constant phase element have been used. In aqueous acid solution, mild steel reacts by evolution of hydrogen. Visual observations showed that the hydrogen evolution decreased (i.e., corrosion inhibition effect increased) with increasing concentration of ceforanide. Potentiodynamic polarization study revealed that ceforanide acted as a mixed type of inhibitor. The results obtained from different methods are in good agreement. The adsorption behavior of ceforanide is experimentally investigated by contact angle measurement on metal surface. The contact angle of metal surface to the acid solution increased with inhibitor concentration; thereby confirming the increased hydrophobic nature of metal surface to the acid solution having inhibitors. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research on Chemical Intermediates Springer Journals

Ceforanide: a new and efficient corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in HCl solution

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Copyright © 2012 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Chemistry; Catalysis; Physical Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry
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