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14. Jan 2022 | Application Areas

Epoxy/graphene composites for anticorrosive applications

A recently published review discusses the advances and future outlook in epoxy/graphene composites for anticorrosive applications.
The current review debates the recent works and reports on epoxy/graphene coatings for metal protection from extensive corrosion and oxidation.
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Coatings are the prevailing, practical and preferred way to safeguard metals from corrosion. Graphene based organic polymer coatings are extensively used as corrosion fortification aids in this era.

A new short review highlights the importance of diverse features of such engineered coatings. Graphene has engrossed momentous responsiveness in many industrial fields due to its superior anti-corrosion and barrier properties. The current review honestly debates the recent works and reports on epoxy/graphene coatings for metal protection from extensive corrosion and oxidation.

Integration of potentially relevant multifunctionalities

The various methodologies to acquire stable-homogenous graphene/epoxy dispersion, covalent functionalisation of graphene, doping of graphene with other nanofillers and their effect on corrosion protection of epoxy/graphene coatings along with detailed corrosion protection mechanism are discussed. The review also outlines the integration of potentially relevant multifunctionalities in epoxy/graphene coatings for self-healing, antifouling, self-cleaning and corrosion protection with suitable examples.

The review has been published in Progress in Organic Coatings, Volume 162, January 2022.

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