Formation of a cerium conversion coating on magnesium alloy using ascorbic acid as additive: Characterisation and anticorrosive properties of the formed films

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Loperena, A.P.; Lehr, I.L.; Saidman., S.B.;

Cerium-based conversion coatings were formed on AZ91D magnesium alloy by immersion of the substrate in solutions containing Ce(NO3)3, H2O2 and ascorbic acid (HAsc). The characterisation of the films was performed by electrochemical and surface analysis techniques such a... View more