Journal of Thermal Spray Technology

, Volume 28, Issue 1–2, pp 283–290 | Cite as

Corrosion and Algal Adhesion Behaviors of HVOF-Sprayed Fe-Based Amorphous Coatings for Marine Applications

  • Haijun Zhang
  • Yongfeng Gong
  • Botao Zhang
  • Xiuyong ChenEmail author
  • Lijia Fang
  • Peipeng JinEmail author
  • Hua LiEmail author
Peer Reviewed


In this study, Fe-based amorphous/nanocrystalline coatings consisting of Fe53Cr19Zr7Mo2C18Si were fabricated by high-velocity oxy-fuel spray. For comparative study, further crystallization annealing treatment at 750 °C was carried out for the coatings. The microstructure, corrosion resistance and algal adhesion behaviors of the as-sprayed and annealed coatings were systematically investigated by scanning electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, electrochemical testing and laser confocal scanning microscopy, respectively. Results show that the as-sprayed coatings exhibited excellent corrosion resistance and decreased algal adhesion, while the annealed coatings displayed compromised anti-corrosion performances, but significantly inhibited the adhesion of typical algae Phaeodactylum tricornutum.


algal adhesion corrosion resistance Fe-based amorphous coating high-velocity oxy-fuel marine coatings nanocrystalline 



This work was supported by CAS-Iranian Vice Presidency for Science and Technology Joint Research Project (Grant # 174433KYSB20160085), National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant # 41706076), Qinghai Provincial Innovation Platform Program (No. 2017-ZJ-Y17) and Key Research and Development Program of Zhejiang Province (Grant # 2017C01003).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Qinghai Provincial Key Laboratory of New Light Alloys, Qinghai Provincial Engineering Research Center of High Performance Light Metal Alloys and FormingQinghai UniversityXiningPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Marine Materials and Related Technologies, Zhejiang Key Laboratory of Marine Materials and Protective Technologies, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesNingboPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Cixi Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Materials Technology and EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesNingboPeople’s Republic of China

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