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October 1st, 2009

Nanoparticles Protect Steel from Corrosion

Abstract:
A novel method for prevention of steel corrosion has been proposed at Sharif University of Technology, Iran using nanotechnology.

Nastaran Barati, the researcher of this study used dioxide titanium nanoparticle, a ceramic semiconductor, for coating the surface of steel in order to improve its resistance to corrosion and for cathodic protection.

The method proposed in this study could be applied for coating pipelines, ships, dock structures, floating structures, submarines, ships vessels, and storage vessels of oil and water.

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