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Electrochemical Characteristics of Intermetallic Phases in Aluminum Alloys
This paper presents a survey of corrosion potentials, pitting potentials, and electrochemical characteristics for intermetallic particles commonly present in high-strength aluminum-based alloys.… Expand
Assessing the corrosion of biodegradable magnesium implants: a critical review of current methodologies and their limitations.
Magnesium (Mg) and its alloys have been intensively studied as biodegradable implant materials, where their mechanical properties make them attractive candidates for orthopaedic applications. There… Expand
Effect of Grain Size on Corrosion: A Review
Abstract Grain refinement is known to lead to improvements in strength and wear resistance. Inherent processing involved in grain refinement alter both the bulk and the surface of a material, leadi...
Fundamentals and advances in magnesium alloy corrosion
There remains growing interest in magnesium (Mg) and its alloys, as they are the lightest structural metallic materials. Mg alloys have the potential to enable design of lighter engineered systems,… Expand
In-vitro dissolution of magnesium-calcium binary alloys: clarifying the unique role of calcium additions in bioresorbable magnesium implant alloys.
- N. T. Kirkland, N. Birbilis, J. Walker, T. Woodfield, G. Dias, M. Staiger
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B…
- 1 October 2010
A systematic investigation of a series of magnesium-calcium binary alloys is presented to reveal the influence of increasing calcium (Ca) additions on the in vitro degradation of magnesium (Mg).… Expand
A high-specific-strength and corrosion-resistant magnesium alloy.
- Wanqiang Xu, N. Birbilis, +4 authors M. Ferry
- Medicine, Materials Science
- Nature materials
- 1 December 2015
Ultra-lightweight alloys with high strength, ductility and corrosion resistance are desirable for applications in the automotive, aerospace, defence, biomedical, sporting and electronic goods… Expand
Durability and Corrosion of Aluminium and Its Alloys: Overview, Property Space, Techniques and Developments
Aluminium (Al) is an important structural engineering material, its usage ranking only behind ferrous alloys (Birbilis, Muster et al. 2011). The growth in usage and production of Al continues to… Expand
Revealing the relationship between grain size and corrosion rate of metals
A definitive understanding of how grain size affects the corrosion rate and passivity of different metallic alloys has not been developed to date. A review of the pertinent literature, combined with… Expand
Investigation and Discussion of Characteristics for Intermetallic Phases Common to Aluminum Alloys as a Function of Solution pH
This paper presents results for corrosion potentials, pitting potentials, and electrochemical characteristics for intermetallic particles commonly present in high strength aluminum-based alloys, for… Expand
Corrosion of Pure Mg as a Function of Grain Size and Processing Route
This study is a discrete effort towards optimization of microstructure for enhanced corrosion resistance by understanding the largely unknown corrosion - grain size relationship for magnesium. This… Expand