Anticorrosive Coating

  • Mazen K. Nazal
  • Mohammad Abu Jafar MazumderEmail author
Living reference work entry
Part of the Polymers and Polymeric Composites: A Reference Series book series (POPOC)


Protection of construction tools such as bridges, rails, ships, cars, engines, cargo, and storage containers against corrosion is significant. The scale-up of corrosion in a system can be prevented or at least minimized by altering the environment, changing the material properties, and/or protective coating. The main objective of this book chapter is to present and describe the different types of corrosion control methods in addition to the materials (organic, metallic, and inorganic) used as anticorrosive coatings and discuss the mechanism of different classes of anticorrosion protective coating (i.e., barrier, sacrificial, and inhibitive coating). Furthermore, some anticorrosive coating evaluation methods using outdoor exposure and laboratory tests have been discussed.


Anticorrosion Coating Pigments Inhibitors Controlling corrosion 

List of Abbreviations


Amine-capped aniline trimer




Capacitance of double layers


Constant phase element




Electromotive force


Functionalized graphite nanoplatelets modified with tripolyphosphate anion


Federal Highway Agencies




Hydrophobic electroactive epoxy








Power of the diffusion impedance


Poly-acetamide-acetoxyl methyl-propylsiloxane

PANI shell with AuNPs

Polyaniline-modified gold nanoparticles


Multiwall carbon nanotube–polyaniline


Reduced graphene oxide


Polarization resistance


Electrolyte solution resistance




Superhydrophobic electroactive polyimide




Warburg impedance


Admittance constant


Chi square





The authors would like to gratefully acknowledge King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) for providing excellent research facilities and Deanship of Scientific Research, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia, for financial assistance to carry out this research through internal grant project No. IN131047.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Environment and Water (CEW)King Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Chemistry DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia

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