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Effect of Organic Coating Corrosion Inhibitor on Protection of Reinforced Mortar

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DOI: 10.4236/msce.2019.71003    229 Downloads   365 Views

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Corrosion of reinforced concrete is the most important cause of concrete structure deterioration. In the present study, the protective effect of the reinforcement mortars against corrosion is examined. In particular, the chloride penetration resistance on reinforced cement mortars using organic coating as additive containing was studied. The aforementioned additive consists of corrosion inhibitor for protection of steel rebars against pitting corrosion. For the experimental procedure, four (4) different types of reinforced mortars were prepared. The corrosion protection of the additive was evaluated by electrochemical methods, (linear polarization resistance, Half-cell Potential Resistance and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy). In addition, the mass loss of steel rebars against time of partially immersed in NaCl solution was carried out in the lab. The experimental results showed that in all examined cases the organic coating provides anticorrosion protection on steel rebars against chlorides.

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Voulgari, E. , Zacharopoulou, A. , Chousidis, N. and Batis, G. (2019) Effect of Organic Coating Corrosion Inhibitor on Protection of Reinforced Mortar. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 7, 20-34. doi: 10.4236/msce.2019.71003.

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