Zinc-nickel alloy coatings: electrodeposition kinetics, corrosion, and selective dissolution. A review

Keywords: electrodeposition, kinetics, zinc-nickel coatings, ammonium chloride electrolyte, glycine, current efficiency, corrosion, selective dissolution, voltammetry, chronoamperometry


A review of the literature is devoted to the patterns of the electrodeposition of zinc-nickel alloys including the kinetics of cathodic reduction of zinc, nickel, and zinc-nickel alloys in ammonium chloride, sulphate, and glycinate deposition electrolytes. We studied the data on the effectiveness of the corrosion resistance of zinc-nickel coatings and summarised the principal patterns of selective dissolution of the Zn-Ni alloys. The role of the addition of glycine to an ammonium chloride deposition electrolyte was determined in the modification of the morphological and anticorrosive properties of the coatings.


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Author Biographies

Dmitrii V. Burliaev, Voronezh State University, 1 Universitetskaya pl., Voronezh 394018, Russian Federation

postgraduate student,
Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of
Chemistry, Voronezh State University, Voronezh,
Russian Federation; e-mail: dimn0@yandex.ru.

Oleg A. Kozaderov, Voronezh State University, 1 Universitetskaya pl., Voronezh 394018, Russian Federation

DSc in Chemistry, Head of the
Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of
Chemistry, Voronezh State University, Voronezh,
Russian Federation; e-mail: ok@chem.vsu.ru.

Polina Volovitch, PSL University, CNRS-Chimie ParisTech, Institut de Recherche de Chimie Paris, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Professor,, PSL University,
CNRS-Chimie ParisTech, Institut de Recherche de
Chimie Paris, Paris, France; e-mail: polina.volovitch@chimieparistech.psl.eu.


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How to Cite
Burliaev, D. V., Kozaderov, O. A., & Volovitch, P. (2021). Zinc-nickel alloy coatings: electrodeposition kinetics, corrosion, and selective dissolution. A review. Kondensirovannye Sredy I Mezhfaznye Granitsy = Condensed Matter and Interphases, 23(1), 3-15. https://doi.org/10.17308/kcmf.2021.23/3292