Chapter 16. Electroactive Conducting Polymers for the Protection of Metals against Corrosion: from Micro- to Nanostructured Films

  1. Ali Eftekhari
  1. Pierre Camille Lacaze,
  2. Jalal Ghilane,
  3. Hyacinthe Randriamahazaka and
  4. Jean-Christophe Lacroix

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661338.ch16

Nanostructured Conductive Polymers

Nanostructured Conductive Polymers

How to Cite

Camille Lacaze, P., Ghilane, J., Randriamahazaka, H. and Lacroix, J.-C. (2010) Electroactive Conducting Polymers for the Protection of Metals against Corrosion: from Micro- to Nanostructured Films, in Nanostructured Conductive Polymers (ed A. Eftekhari), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661338.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Ohio Institute of Technology, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire Interfaces Traitements et Dynamique des Systèmes (ITODYS), UMR 7086, CNRS –Université Denis Diderot Paris, Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470745854

Online ISBN: 9780470661338

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Keywords:

  • electroactive conducting polymers - for protection of metals against corrosion, micro- to nanostructured films;
  • use of conducting polymers - for protection of metals against corrosion;
  • polyaniline film (PANI) - by electro-oxidation of aniline on stainless steel and mild steel;
  • galvanic coupling, between metal and polymer and self-healing effect;
  • film porosity decrease - through heat treatment;
  • electrodeposition, achieved through - two-step process (pre-treatment of electrode);
  • polymers (PPy and PANI), thiophene - cannot be electropolymerized in pure aqueous media;
  • PANI pigmented paints;
  • paints with PANI and inorganic pigments;
  • nanostructured conducting-polymer coatings and anticorrosion protection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Protection Mechanisms Induced by Conducting Polymers

  • Conducting-Polymer Coating Techniques for Usual Oxidizable Metals: Performances of Conducting-Polymer-Based Micron-Thick Films for Protection against Corrosion

  • Nanostructured Conducting-Polymer Coatings and Anticorrosion Protection

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References