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Dr. Eldin W. C. Lim
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,
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IJCEA 2010 Vol.1(2): 155-158 ISSN: 2010-0221
DOI: 10.7763/IJCEA.2010.V1.27

Dezincification of Epoxy Coated Brass in Cochin Estuary, India

A. Mathiazhagan1*, Rani Joseph2 , K. P. Narayanan1

Abstract—Inhibited α brasses are largely immune to dezincification in most water, but the effect of tin and arsenic addition to α/β brasses is not so reliable or predictable in controlling the problem. There have been many cases of dezincification in duplex brasses in both fresh water and seawater. There is no reliable method of inhibiting the dezincification of two-phase brass despite there are some protection methods such as inhibitors, electro deposition and electro polymerization. Organic coatings are effectively used for the protection of metals due to their capacity to act as a physical barrier between the metal surface and corrosive environment. Hence, epoxy coating on brass was applied and effect of this against dezincification in Cochin estuarine water over a period of one year was studied and reported in this paper.

Index Terms—Dezincification, open circuit potential, biomass

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Cite: A. Mathiazhagan1, Rani Joseph and K. P. Narayanan, "Dezincification of Epoxy Coated Brass in Cochin Estuary, India," International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 155-158, 2010.

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