European Coatings Journal - 15.07.2019 | PROTECTIVE COATINGS TECHNICAL PAPER


Mild steel is one of the most used alloys for different kinds of applications because of its low cost, abundant supply and easy fabrication. But corrosion of steel is one of the major issues faced by transport (e.g. automobiles, aircraft, ships) and infrastruc-ture (e.g. pipelines, buildings, bridges, oil rigs, refineries) industry which directly affects its structural integrity, resulting in issues related to safety and maintenance of steel structures. According to the research published by NACE International [2], corrosion is responsible for losses over $ 2.5 trillion every year. There are different methods to counter corrosion such as, using corrosion inhibitive ...
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