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Application Notes on Corrosion & Coatings

Electrochemical Testing

Electrochemical testing is a mainstay of many corrosion and coatings laboratories throughout the world.


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Accelerated Cyclic Electrochemical Technique

Posted by gamry on December 14, 2021

IntroductionAccelerated methods for determining the efficacy of organic barrier coatings on metal surfaces have been of interest for many years.

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Potentiodynamic and Cyclic Polarization Scans

Posted by gamry on June 25, 2019

IntroductionA quite popular experiment performed with Gamry Instruments’ potentiostats is the Potentiodynamic Scan and its sibling, Cyclic Polarization. These experiments are often used to study corrosion at a surface.

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Getting Started with Electrochemical Corrosion Measurement

Posted by gamry on May 10, 2018

Review of the Electrochemical Basis of CorrosionMost metallic corrosion occurs via electrochemical reactions at the interface between the metal and an electrolyte solution.

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Comparison of Corrosion Rate Calculated by EFM, LPR, and EIS

Posted by gamry on November 25, 2014

A Lunch-Time DemonstrationWe were recently bringing some new engineering and production employees up-to-speed on electrochemistry, since they had never seen an electrochemical cell in action.

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Rapid Electrochemical Assessment of Paint

Posted by gamry on August 26, 2014

IntroductionThe Rapid Electrochemical Assessment of Paint (REAP) is a procedure designed to estimate the long-term corrosion resistance of coated metals using short term electrochemical tests.

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Corrosion Techniques- Polarization Resistance

Posted by gamry on July 28, 2014

Overview of Polarization ResistanceLinear polarization resistance (LPR) is a quick, nondestructive testing technique commonly used in material corrosion studies to gain corrosion rate data.

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THE Method for Crevice Corrosion Repassivation Potentials

Posted by gamry on August 2, 2013

IntroductionLocalized corrosion, including crevice corrosion, is a leading cause of corrosion-induced failures. THE Method (Tsujikawa-Hisamatsu-Electrochemical Method) has been proposed to measure crevice corrosion repassivation potentials.

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