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Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 350–354 | Cite as

Effect of some variables on the electroplating of zinc from acidic acetate baths

  • S. S. Abd El Rehim
  • S. M. Abd El Wahaab
  • E. E. Fouad
  • H. H. Hassan
Article

Abstract

Electroplating of zinc onto steel substrates from baths containing zinc acetate and acetic acid has been investigated under different conditions of bath composition, current density, temperature and superimposed sinusoidal a.c. on d.c. A detailed study has been made of the influence of these variables on the potentiodynamic cathodic polarization, cathodic current efficiency and the throwing power of these baths. The surface morphology of the deposits was examined by scanning electron microscopy and crystal structure by X-ray.

Keywords

Acetate Zinc Microscopy Electron Microscopy Scanning Electron Microscopy 
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© Chapman & Hall 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. Abd El Rehim
    • 1
  • S. M. Abd El Wahaab
    • 1
  • E. E. Fouad
    • 1
  • H. H. Hassan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceAin Shams UniversityCairoEgypt

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