Electrochemical corrosion behaviour of ZE41 and QE22 magnesium alloys

Kannan, M. Bobby, Blawert, C., and Dietzel, W. (2011) Electrochemical corrosion behaviour of ZE41 and QE22 magnesium alloys. Materials Science Forum, 690. pp. 385-388.

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Abstract

The study suggests that the rare-earths containing magnesium alloys ZE41 and QE22 exhibit a poorer corrosion resistance than the AZ80 magnesium alloy. Electrochemical experiments showed that the two rare-earths containing alloys are highly susceptible to localized corrosion. Post corrosion analysis revealed intergranular and pitting corrosion in ZE41, whereas QE22 alloy underwent only pitting corrosion.

Item ID: 17555
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: corrosion, magnesium alloy, rare earth
ISSN: 0255-5476
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2011 04:50
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091207 Metals and Alloy Materials @ 100%
SEO Codes: 86 MANUFACTURING > 8612 Fabricated Metal Products > 861206 Structural Metal Products @ 100%
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