Studies on the inhibitive effect of potassium ferrocyanide on the corrosion of steel in phosphoric acid

Studies on the inhibitive effect of potassium ferrocyanide on the corrosion of steel in... In this work, the effect of potassium ferrocyanide (Pf) on the corrosion of mild steel in solutions of phosphoric acid (H3PO4) has been investigated in relation to the concentration of the inhibitor by weight loss, potentiodynamic polarization and AC impedance (EIS) measurements. The results obtained revealed that this compound is good a mixed-type inhibitor. The effect of temperature on the corrosion behavior with the addition of optimal concentration of Pf was studied in the temperature range 298–328 K. The value of inhibition efficiency decreases slightly with the increase in temperature. Changes in impedance parameters (charge transfer resistance, R t, and double layer capacitance, C dl) were indicative of adsorption of Pf on the metal surface, leading to the formation of a protective film. Adsorption of Pf on the C38 steel surface was found to obey the Langmuir adsorption isotherm. Some thermodynamic functions of dissolution and adsorption processes were also determined. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research on Chemical Intermediates Springer Journals

Studies on the inhibitive effect of potassium ferrocyanide on the corrosion of steel in phosphoric acid

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2012 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Chemistry; Catalysis; Physical Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry
ISSN
0922-6168
eISSN
1568-5675
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11164-012-0892-3
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Abstract

In this work, the effect of potassium ferrocyanide (Pf) on the corrosion of mild steel in solutions of phosphoric acid (H3PO4) has been investigated in relation to the concentration of the inhibitor by weight loss, potentiodynamic polarization and AC impedance (EIS) measurements. The results obtained revealed that this compound is good a mixed-type inhibitor. The effect of temperature on the corrosion behavior with the addition of optimal concentration of Pf was studied in the temperature range 298–328 K. The value of inhibition efficiency decreases slightly with the increase in temperature. Changes in impedance parameters (charge transfer resistance, R t, and double layer capacitance, C dl) were indicative of adsorption of Pf on the metal surface, leading to the formation of a protective film. Adsorption of Pf on the C38 steel surface was found to obey the Langmuir adsorption isotherm. Some thermodynamic functions of dissolution and adsorption processes were also determined.

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Research on Chemical IntermediatesSpringer Journals

Published: Nov 16, 2012

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