Table 5: Potentiodynamic polarization values for acid pretreatment of CoCrMo alloys (Courtesy of I. Coskun and T.D. Golden, 2018).

Aspartic acid addition (mM) (V vs SCE) (A/cm2)

0-0.4801.0 × 10−8

4-0.4651.1 × 10−8

8-0.2992.5 × 10−8

10-0.3107.9 × 10−9