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American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2020, 8(1), 17-21
DOI: 10.12691/ajmse-8-1-3
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Influence of the Inhibition of Corrosion of S235 Steel in a Solution of Perchloric Acid by Gum Arabic

Khaly Cissé1, Diadioly Gassama2, , Abdou Aziz Diagne2 and Mamadou Badji1

1MPCI, UFR SATIC Alioune Diop University, Bambey, Senegal

23MPCI, UFR SATIC Alioune Diop University, Bambey, Senegal

Pub. Date: July 16, 2020

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Khaly Cissé, Diadioly Gassama, Abdou Aziz Diagne and Mamadou Badji. Influence of the Inhibition of Corrosion of S235 Steel in a Solution of Perchloric Acid by Gum Arabic. American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2020; 8(1):17-21. doi: 10.12691/ajmse-8-1-3


The behavior of S235 metal, a general purpose metal construction material in Senegal, has been studied in perchloric acid solution in the presence of gum arabic from Senegal as a corrosion inhibitor. The protective power of this compound has been evaluated by electrochemical methods (stationary polarization curves and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy), at different inhibitor contents. We have considered testing gum arabic as an aqueous corrosion inhibitor. Electrochemical tests show that the values of the corrosion parameters vary with the content of gum arabic. An optimal inhibitory efficacy of approximately 88% is obtained for this substance, thus demonstrating the inhibitory nature.

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