Corrosion and Coatings

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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Getting Started with Electrochemical Corrosion Measurement

Posted by gamry on May 10, 2018

Most metallic corrosion occurs via electrochemical reactions at the interface between the metal and an electrolyte solution.

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EQCM Investigations of a Thin Polymer Film

Posted by gamry on February 2, 2018

This Application Note is intended to provide the reader with a general framework for characterization of an electroactive polymer film.

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

Posted by gamry on November 25, 2014

Measuring corrosion rate of mild steel by three different techniques; Polarization Resistance, EIS, and our newest technique, Electrochemical Frequency Modulation, or EFM for short.

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Rapid Electrochemical Assessment of Paint

Posted by gamry on August 26, 2014

The 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

Linear 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

Localized 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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Electrochemistry in an Autoclave

Posted by gamry on July 26, 2013

Autoclaves come in many sizes and shapes, from 1 ml to a meter in diameter and several meters high.

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