Research report 2006 - Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH

Corrosion Protection by Conducting Polmers: Development of intelligent self-healing coatings

Authors
Rohwerder, Michael
Departments

Grenzflächenchemie und Oberflächentechnik (Prof. Stratmann) (Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann)
MPI für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf

Summary
As the active component within composite coatings conducting polymers have a great potential as effective and environmentally friendly corrosion pigments. However, this only works, if extended percolation networks of the conducting polymer are avoided in the coating.

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