The study of the corrosion zinc-nickel coated ST2 stainless steel

  • 1 Babes-Bolyai University
  • 2 Electrolytic Coating SRL


In the present work, the corrosion of Zn-Ni coated steel in the presence of acetic acid was studied. Corrosion tests were carried out in salt spray and the corrosion rate was determined by the weight loss method. The results showed that the Zn-Ni layer acted as sacrificial coatings on steel, the acetic acid, even if it is a weak acid. Also, in this paper, a simulation was carried out regarding the corrosion protection of steel attacked by acetic acid using a sacrificial anode (Zn alloy). The results obtained from the simulation agree with the experimental ones.



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