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Effect of Mg and Nano-TiO2 on the Marine Protective Properties of Zn-Al Coatings

Version 1 : Received: 11 April 2019 / Approved: 12 April 2019 / Online: 12 April 2019 (10:50:38 CEST)

How to cite: Wang, K.; Wang, S.; Xiong, T.; Wen, D.; Wang, G.; Liu, W.; Du, H. Effect of Mg and Nano-TiO2 on the Marine Protective Properties of Zn-Al Coatings. Preprints 2019, 2019040147 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201904.0147.v1). Wang, K.; Wang, S.; Xiong, T.; Wen, D.; Wang, G.; Liu, W.; Du, H. Effect of Mg and Nano-TiO2 on the Marine Protective Properties of Zn-Al Coatings. Preprints 2019, 2019040147 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201904.0147.v1).

Abstract

According to research, we have learned that Mg and TiO2 are new types material of marine protective coatings. We found that the addition of Mg can improve the performance of Zn-Al coating passivation film, and TiO2 has excellent photocatalytic self-cleaning performance. In this paper Zn-Al pseudo alloy coating was prepared by cold spray technique, and Zn-Al-Mg-TiO2 pseudo alloy composite coating was prepared by adding Mg and nano-TiO2. The effects of Mg and TiO2 to the marine protective properties of Zn-Al coatings were studied by friction and wear test, dynamic salt water corrosion test, electrochemical test, scanning electron microscope(SEM), energy dispersive spectrometer(EDS) and super deep scene 3D microscope. The results show that the addition of Mg and nano-TiO2 not only fills the gap of the coating and improves the density of the coating, but also generates grid-like flocculent corrosion products on the surface of the coating which can gather other corrosion products to improve the density of corrosion products, reduce the friction coefficient and corrosion rate of the coating surface, effectively prevent the invasion of Cl- in solution, and improve the wear and corrosion resistance of the coating.

Subject Areas

Zn-Al-Mg-TiO2 coating; Zn-Al coating; marine anticorrosion; corrosion; friction and wear

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