Accession Number : AD0163743

Title :   Coating for Magnesium and Its Alloys and Method of Applying.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Fruchtnicht,Ocke C.

Report Date : 16 NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent provides the surface of magnesium and its alloys with a protective coating, both decorative and resistant to corrosion, when subjected to an ammonium bifluoride and an ammonium metavanadate aqueous solution which preferably contains in addition water-soluble organic compounds, water-soluble permanganate ions, or water-soluble nitrate ions. The coating is conveniently and efficiently applied to the metal which is the anode in the coating solution.

Descriptors :   (*COATINGS, CORROSION INHIBITION), (*PATENTS, ANODIC COATINGS), (*MAGNESIUM ALLOYS, COATINGS), MAGNESIUM, AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS, FLUORIDES, VANADATES, PERMANGANATES, NITRATES

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE