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Corrosion inhibition by seeds extract on mild steel – An overview

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, C. B. Patel Computer College & J. N. M. Patel Science College, Surat-395017, Gujarat, India
  • 2Department of Chemistry, C. B. Patel Computer College & J. N. M. Patel Science College, Surat-395017, Gujarat, India
  • 3Department of Chemistry, Navyug Science College, Surat-395009, Gujarat, India

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 12, Issue (1), Pages 13-19, January,26 (2023)


Corrosion inhibition process helps in reducing the safety and economic input of corrosion damage environmentally and ecologically. The use of inhibitors is one of the most practical options to preserve metal from corrosion and they are required to be acceptable and eco-friendly. Some of the researchers are tried to make use of green/natural seed extract products as corrosion inhibitors. In this review paper, corrosion inhibition of different kind of medium and green inhibitors (seeds extract) have been reported. Among the studied many green seed extract are showed better inhibition performance 98.68 % in Mustard seed in H2SO4. As a part of our ongoing reported work regarding an utilization of seed extracts as corrosion inhibitor for mild steel and its alloys inhibition was analyzed by weight loss, thermodynamic and kinetic parameters as well as hydrogen evolution methods. Electrochemical methods such as, Potentiodynamic polarization, Linear polarization resistance and Electrochemical Impedance Spectra (EIS) were also used. The protective film formation on mild steel surface have been analyzed by different techniques such as Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), AFM, FT-IR, UV-Visible spectra, X-ray Diffraction spectroscopy (XRD). This review paper provides new information on the possible application some of seed extract as eco-friendly inhibitor.


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