Effect of the Poly L-lactic Acid Coating on the Corrosion of Magnesium in Hank's Solution

Nafi, Atikah Wan and Afifi, Amalina Muhammad and Abidin, Nor Ishida Zainal and Abdul Aziz, Noor Hidayah and Kalantari, Katayoon (2018) Effect of the Poly L-lactic Acid Coating on the Corrosion of Magnesium in Hank's Solution. Sains Malaysiana, 47 (1). pp. 169-179. ISSN 0126-6039

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.17576/jsm-2018-4701-20

Abstract

o control the corrosion rate, the Magnesium (Mg) was coated with poly (l-lactic acid) (PLLA) using electrospinning technique. The effectiveness of the PLLA coating on the high purity Magnesium (HP Mg) and alloy AZ91 were tested in Hank’s solution immersion test. The corrosion behaviour of Mg coated PLLA was studied through hydrogen evolution, weight loss and scanning electron microscope (SEM) before, during and after samples were immersed. The solution was maintained at pH 7 by bubbling CO2 gas. The results showed that surface treatment on Mg by coating with PLLA had reduced the rate of corrosion during the immersion test. The PLLA coating was also characterized and the coating adhesion was evaluated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Magnesium; PLLA coating; SEM; Weight loss
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 08 May 2019 07:53
Last Modified: 08 May 2019 07:53
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/21175

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