Corrosion Resistance Properties of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Electroless Composite Coating


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The carbon nanotube reinforced Ni-P matrix composite coating on 45# steel has been prepared by electroless plating method in this study. The microstructure and the corrosion properties of the composite coating were investigated systematically using SEM and a potentiostat. SEM results show that the carbon nanotube was uniform embedded in the crystal grains of Ni-P. The polarization curves indicate that the composite coating exhibit excellent corrosion resistance properties which is superior to that of the conventional Ni-P coating.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 336-338)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong




G. G. Zhao et al., "Corrosion Resistance Properties of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Electroless Composite Coating", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 336-338, pp. 2142-2145, 2007

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April 2007




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