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Title: Effect of heat treatment on zinc whisker growth from electrodeposited coatings
Authors: Jiang, Han
Ebbage, A.J.
Chapaneri, Roshan
Wilcox, G.D.
Critchlow, Gary W.
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Dechema © European Corrosion Congress
Citation: JIANG, H. ... et al., 2008. Effect of heat treatment on zinc whisker growth from electrodeposited coatings. Presented at: Eurocorr 2008: the European Corrosion Congress, Managing Corrosion for Sustainability, 7th-11th September 2008, Edinburgh.
Abstract: The effects of simple heat treatments on electrodeposited zinc coatings formed on mild steel substrates were examined. It was found that over a temperature range of 50-200°C for 1 and 24 h periods zinc whisker growth was evident. The additional effects of electrodeposited coating thickness and subsequent chromium-based passivation processes were also examined in terms of their effect on whisker growth. Individual whisker morphologies were investigated utilising a field emission gun scanning electron microscopy (FEGSEM) and focused ion beam field emission gun scanning electron microscopy (FIB-FEGSEM).
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9625
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