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Title (Primary) Repair of damaged vivianite coatings on mild steel using bacteria
Author Volkland, H.P.; Harms, H.; Kaufmann, K.; Wanner, O.; Zehnder, A.J.B.;
Journal Corrosion Science
Year 2001
Department UMB;
Volume 43
Issue 11
Language englisch;
Keywords Mild steel; Phosphatation; Pseudomonas putida; Repair; Siderophores; Vivianite
Abstract Damaged or partly corroded vivianite (Fe3(PO4)2ยท8H2O) coatings on mild steel could be rephosphated in cultures of Pseudomonas putida, required that trace elements were omitted from the cultivation medium. This indicated that siderophores played a role in the reaction. Restoration of the vivianite coating was accompanied by a drop of the surface potential. The corrosion resistance of bacterially repaired steel during three weeks of exposure to a corrosive medium was as good as of bacterially phosphated steel. Weight losses were roughly five times lower than those of unprotected mild steel coupons. Bacterial restoration might be considered for repairing corroded technical installations without disassembly.
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Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=6893
Volkland, H.P., Harms, H., Kaufmann, K., Wanner, O., Zehnder, A.J.B. (2001):
Repair of damaged vivianite coatings on mild steel using bacteria
Corrosion Sci. 43 (11), 2135 - 2146