Developments in Zinc Primers for Corrosion Protection

Zinc powder is commonly used today in paints for heavy-duty corrosion protection and is the main constituent of zinc-rich paints. Coatings that include zinc are often used for long-term corrosion protection of industrial and marine constructions and the temporary protection of steel sheets during ship construction. This article reviews types of zinc powder and how they are made, types and composition of zinc primers, the corrosion protection mechanisms of zinc primers, and suitable uses of primers. It also offers tips on application of primers.


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 34-36, 38-43
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  • Accession Number: 01483978
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 2013 11:23PM