Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 357–369 | Cite as

A new bath for the electrodeposition of aluminium. II. Kinetics and mechanism of the deposition and dissolution processes

  • W. A. Badawy
  • B. A. Sabrah
  • N. H. Y. Hilal


The electrodeposition of aluminium was carried out successfully in AlCl3-LiAlH4/tetrahydrofuran-toluene solutions. The kinetic parameters controlling the cathodic deposition and anodic dissolution of aluminium were derived. The effect of the total concentration of aluminium and the molar ratio of AlCl3 to LiAlH4 on the current density-potential behaviour of the rotating disc aluminium electrode was also studied. A detailed mechanism for the electrode reactions was suggested.


Aluminium Physical Chemistry Kinetic Parameter Total Concentration AlCl3 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Badawy
    • 1
  • B. A. Sabrah
    • 2
  • N. H. Y. Hilal
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemistry Department, Faculty of ScienceCairo UniversityCairoEgypt
  2. 2.Chemistry and Physics Department, Faculty of EducationCairo UniversityFayoumEgypt

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