Accession Number:

ADD015082

Title:

Effervescent Cationic Film Forming Corrosion Inhibitor Material and Process.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 28 Sep 90, patented 15 Oct 91,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-10-15

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A material and process for providing a corrosion inhibitor cationic film on the exterior aluminum surface of a weapon when contained in a submarine launch tube. An effervescent tablet containing a corrosion inhibitor material is disposed within the launch tube with the weapon and, upon flooding of the launch tube with seawater, the effervescent tablet releases the corrosion inhibitor material into the water to form a solution that coats the exposed aluminum surfaces of the weapon with a carlon film of the corrosion inhibitor material. Accordingly, it is an object of the present invention to utilize the advantageous corrosion inhibiting features of the prior art systems while minimizing the disadvantages thereof. Another object of the present invention is to provide a corrosion inhibitor process for submarine weapons therefor that occupies a minimum of space onboard the submarine. Another object of the present invention is to provide a corrosion inhibiting process that can be used to supplement current procedures now used on submarine weapons.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE