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 MSA  Vol.10 No.6 , June 2019
Corrosion Behavior of Reinforcement Steel Embedded in Cement Mortars Using Different Protection Systems
Abstract: Although reinforced concrete structures are able to withstand towards a variety of adverse environmental conditions, reinforcement corrosion could lead to concrete structure deterioration. The present study examines four different ways of using corrosion inhibitors against pitting corrosion. In particular, it was investigated the chloride penetration resistance of reinforced cement mortars using corrosion inhibitor applied in three different ways. The corrosion behavior of the specimens was evaluated by electrochemical methods such as Linear Polarization Resistance and Halfcell Potential Resistance. In addition, the mass loss of steel rebars against time of partially immersion in sodium chloride (NaCl) solution was carried out in the lab. The experimental results showed that the corrosion systems examined in the study provide anticorrosion protection on steel rebars against chlorides comparing with the reference group.
Cite this paper: Voulgari, E. , Zacharopoulou, A. , Chousidis, N. and Batis, G. (2019) Corrosion Behavior of Reinforcement Steel Embedded in Cement Mortars Using Different Protection Systems. Materials Sciences and Applications, 10, 461-474. doi: 10.4236/msa.2019.106034.
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