Influence of microstructure on corrosion of as-cast ZE41

Zhao, M. C., Liu, M., Song, G. and Atrens, A. (2008) Influence of microstructure on corrosion of as-cast ZE41. Advanced Engineering Materials, 10 1-2: 104-111. doi:10.1002/adem.200700246

Author Zhao, M. C.
Liu, M.
Song, G.
Atrens, A.
Title Influence of microstructure on corrosion of as-cast ZE41
Journal name Advanced Engineering Materials   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1438-1656
Publication date 2008-02-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/adem.200700246
Open Access Status
Volume 10
Issue 1-2
Start page 104
End page 111
Total pages 8
Editor J. Ritterbusch
Place of publication Germany
Publisher Wiley - V C H Verlag
Language eng
Subject 291400 Materials Engineering
0912 Materials Engineering
861203 Metal Castings
Abstract Corrosion of ZE41 initiated in the -Mg matrix adjacent to the eutectic micro-constituent and was attributed to micro-galvanic corrosion of the -Mg matrix coupled to the eutectic micro-constituent. The eutectic micro-constituent did not act as a corrosion barrier and did not stop the advance of the corrosion. As a consequence, the -Mg matrix corroded over the whole surface with little corrosion of the inter-connected eutectic micro-constituent.
Keyword Corrosion
Magnesium alloys
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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