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