Sustainable Corrosion Inhibitors for Copper and its Alloys


Sustainable Corrosion Inhibitors for Copper and its Alloys

B. El Ibrahimi

The good properties of copper, as well as its alloys, make them a often used metallic materials in various industries. Regardless of their excellent corrosive resistance, the corrosion process of copper materials can occur under some specific conditions, hence, the need for corrosion inhibitors. Recently, due to many environmental agencies, the “green” aspect was introduced in many fields, including inhibition of corrosion. Keeping in mind economic and eco-friendly aspects, a wide range of compounds were employed as ecological inhibitors for copper materials. For this purpose, the current chapter aims to explore the application of numerous compounds as sustainable inhibitors to control the corrosion of copper materials in various media.

Copper, Alloy, Corrosion, Sustainable Inhibitor, Biopolymer, Plant Extract, Ionic Liquids, Amino Acid, Acid, Alkaline, Ecological, Green

Published online 6/5/2021, 29 pages

Citation: B. El Ibrahimi, Sustainable Corrosion Inhibitors for Copper and its Alloys, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 107, pp 175-203, 2021


Part of the book on Sustainable Corrosion Inhibitors

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