International Journal of Corrosion / 2012 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Deposition of Cerium-Based Conversion Coatings on Aluminum Alloy 380

Figure 1

SEM surface morphology of AA 380 panels after alkaline cleaning and acid activation and (a) polishing with 180 grit abrasive paper, (b) water rinsing at 25°C, (c) water rinsing at 25°C showing an area with removal of material, and (d) water rinsing at 100°C.

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