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):

Report Date:

1971-11-16

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE