Accession Number : ADA020071

Title :   Corrosion and Fouling Study.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SURFACE WEAPONS CENTER WHITE OAK LAB SILVER SPRING MD

Personal Author(s) : McMann,John H. S.

Report Date : 21 JUL 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : This report investigates the anticorrosion and antifouling properties of 24 commercially available coatings applied to 6061-T6 aluminum and submerged in seawater for a period of up to 18 months. Described in the report are the test panels and their coatings, the test conditions and following test results: quantity and type of fouling, pitting, erosion and galvanic corrosion and coating adherence, smoothness and hardness.

Descriptors :   *SEA WATER CORROSION, *FOULING, *ALUMINUM, *PROTECTIVE COATINGS, TEST METHODS, MARINE ATMOSPHERES, EROSION, ADHESION, HARDNESS, GALVANIC CORROSION, PITTING

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE