Chidambaram, K. and Angappan, S. and Palaniswamy, N. and Muralidharan, S. and Valliappan, M. and Balakrishnan, K. (1992) Sulfate reducing bacteria on the corrosion behavior of copper based condensor tube alloys. Bulletin of Electrochemistry, 08 (09). pp. 411-415. ISSN 0256-1654

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In the vast republic of corrosive microbes, sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB) are the most recognized and complicated consortia of anaerobic strains ever known. Some of the strains found in industrial environments are naturally resistant to toxins and also adopt themselves to thrive under high temperatures. The effect of such a strain of Desulfovibrio, isolated from a water flow line exposed to temperature fluctuations, on the corrosion behavior of two copper containing alloys such as cupronickel and brass has been monitored electrochemically, at different time intervals, in 10% Postgate medium (as growth supplement) under static condition. The results support the conventional belief on the antifouling properties of the alloys experimented and also place brass as a prime alloy with greater antifouling properties compared to cupronickel

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SRB; Microfouling; Cathodic/anodic polarization; Sulphide corrosion; Microbicide
Subjects: Corrosion Science and Engineering
Depositing User: ttbdu cecri
Date Deposited: 04 May 2012 09:52
Last Modified: 04 May 2012 09:52

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