Mayelerinathan, B. and Rameshbapu, G.N.K. (2002) Effect of urea derivatives on alkaline zinc plating solutions. Transactions of the SAEST, 37 (03). pp. 119-122.

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In the present investigation, an attempt was made to electrodeposit zinc using an eco-friendly zincate electrolyte as a total substitute for cyanide solutions. Without additives the deposits are powdery and grey in appearance. Hence a systematic hull cell study was made to obtain a smooth, fine-grained semi-bright deposit over a wide current density range in presence of urea, thiourea, acetyl thiourea and N-ethyl thiourea. Current efficiency and throwing power of the solution were determined. The deposits were characterised for adhesion, porosity and hardness. Corrosion characteristics of the deposits were studied in 3.5% sodium chloride solution and the results were discussed

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zinc deposition; Alkaline non-cyanide; Additives; Current efficiency; Throwing power-corrosion behaviour
Subjects: Industrial Metal Finishing
Depositing User: ttbdu cecri
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2012 10:27
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2012 10:27

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