Evaluation of metal-based structures has relied on atmospheric exposure test sites to determine corrosion resistance in marine environments. This work uses surface chemistry and electrochemical techniques to interpret the chemical changes occurring on low carbon and stainless steel during atmospheric and accelerated corrosion conditions to find a correlation between its accelerated and long-term corrosion performance.
Encapsulation of Linseed Oil & Tung Oil in urea-formaldehyde shells was performed using in-situ polymerization technique. Thin film self-healing coatings with uniform and quick self-healing ability were achieved with microcapsules at concentration of 3 wt%. Anti-corrosive performance was evaluated using immersion test & electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS).
The effects of cyclic stress and strain on corrosion-fatigue in sweet and sour corrosion were studied with an electrochemical approach. Cold-drawn and cold rolled carbon steel samples were mechanically cycled in a confined and CO2-saturated synthetic seawater solution, and their electrochemical response was acquired with a classic 3-electrode apparatus.
A technology to detect corrosion damage and estimate extent and location within an enclosed volume. This coating condition monitoring (CCM) system is a network of sensors that measure conditions and electrochemical parameters to evaluate the health of coating and substrate for steel plates and tanks.