Efficiency of a New Hexavalent Chromium-Free Chemical Pickling Process Based on Organic and Inorganic Acids on Magnesium Alloys Mg-Y-RE-Zr and Mg-Zn-RE-Zr

  1. Norbert Hort,
  2. Suveen N. Mathaudhu,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Martyn Alderman
  1. Hélène Ardelean1,
  2. Antoine Seyeux1,
  3. Sandrine Zanna1,
  4. Philippe Marcus1,
  5. Sophie Pettier2,
  6. Nathalie Le Pottier2 and
  7. Daniel Lecuru2

Published Online: 20 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118663004.ch24

Magnesium Technology 2013

Magnesium Technology 2013

How to Cite

Ardelean, H., Seyeux, A., Zanna, S., Marcus, P., Pettier, S., Pottier, N. L. and Lecuru, D. (2013) Efficiency of a New Hexavalent Chromium-Free Chemical Pickling Process Based on Organic and Inorganic Acids on Magnesium Alloys Mg-Y-RE-Zr and Mg-Zn-RE-Zr, in Magnesium Technology 2013 (eds N. Hort, S. N. Mathaudhu, N. R. Neelameggham and M. Alderman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118663004.ch24

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie des Surfaces, UMR CNRS-ENSCP 7045, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, Chimie, Paristech, 11 rue P. et M. Curie, 75005 Paris, France

  2. 2

    Eurocopter, EADS, Aeroport International Marseille-Provence 13725 Marignane

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118605523

Online ISBN: 9781118663004

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Keywords:

  • Pickling solutions;
  • Magnesium alloys;
  • Passive films;
  • SEM-EDX;
  • XPS;
  • Profilometry;
  • Pickling rate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Sample Preparation

  • Surface Appearance and Roughness after Inhibitive Removal Pickling in Optimal Bath

  • Composition Characterization by XPS

  • Conclusion