Corrosion-resistant coatings for magnesium (Mg) alloys

Chen, X, Easton, M, Biribilis, N, Yang, H and Abbott, T 2013, 'Corrosion-resistant coatings for magnesium (Mg) alloys' in Guang-Ling Song (ed.) Corrosion prevention of magnesium alloys, Woodhead Publishing, United Kingdom, pp. 282-312.


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Title Corrosion-resistant coatings for magnesium (Mg) alloys
Author(s) Chen, X
Easton, M
Biribilis, N
Yang, H
Abbott, T
Year 2013
Title of book Corrosion prevention of magnesium alloys
Publisher Woodhead Publishing
Place of publication United Kingdom
Editor(s) Guang-Ling Song
Start page 282
End page 312
Total pages 31
Subjects Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified
Summary The escalation of ongoing research on the topic of conversion coatings for magnesium alloys confirms that the search continues for appropriate replacements to toxic chromate-based coatings. This chapter reviews the performance of the range of typical conversion coating technologies presently available. As a means to rationalise coating performance and characteristics more generally, thermodynamic analysis has been used to compare coating processes and coating pretreatment, the latter of which appears to be at least as significant as the choice of coating technology itself.
Copyright notice © Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2013
Keyword(s) magnesium
corrosion protection
surface engineering
conversion coating
ISBN 9780857094377
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