Impact and Corrosion Resistances of Duplex Epoxy/Enamel Coated Plates
The microstructure, impact resistance, pull-off adhesion strength, and corrosion resistances of duplex epoxy/enamel coating applied on steel plates are investigated experimentally. In comparison with those of individual epoxy and enamel coatings, the duplex coating has lower adhesion strength, higher impact resistance, higher short-term and long-term corrosion resistances both in 3.5 wt% NaCl solution and saturated Ca(OH)2 solution with various chloride concentrations. This is because the outer epoxy fills the micro pores in the inner enamel. Impact induced damage significantly reduces the corrosion resistances of epoxy and duplex coatings but has little effect on the corrosion resistance of enamel coating.
F. Tang et al., "Impact and Corrosion Resistances of Duplex Epoxy/Enamel Coated Plates," Construction and Building Materials, vol. 112, pp. 7-18, Elsevier Ltd, Jun 2016.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.02.170
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Corrosion Resistance; Duplex Coating; EIS; Enamel Coating; Epoxy; Impact Resistance; SEM; Adhesion; Bond Strength (Materials); Coatings; Scanning Electron Microscopy; 3.5 Wt% NaCl Solution; Chloride Concentrations; Induced Damage; Short Term; Steel Plates
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