Corrosion of Al-Cu-Fe-Cr Quasicrystalline Coating


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Al-Cu-Fe-Cr quasicrystalline coating was deposited on a substrate of stainless steel by low-pressure plasma spraying (LPPS) method. The corrosion behavior of such coating was studied by polarization in 1mol/l H2SO4 and 0.1mol/l NaOH solutions at room temperature. The polarization curve shows that LPPS Al-Cu-Fe-Cr quasicrystalline coating can turn to passive state both in 1mol/l H2SO4 solution and in 0.1mol/l NaOH solution. The corrosion resistance of the coating is poorer than that of bulk quasicrystal in 0.1mol/l NaOH solution. Moreover, in strong acid solution LPPS Al-Cu-Fe-Cr quasicrystalline coating has more corrosion resistance than 1Cr18Ni9Ti in some potential range ranging from -200mVSCE to -35mVSCE, but in strong alkaline solution the corrosion resistance of the coating is poorer than 1Cr18Ni9Ti.



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Y. W. Kang et al., "Corrosion of Al-Cu-Fe-Cr Quasicrystalline Coating", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 3355-3358, 2005

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