International Journal of Electrochemistry / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

New Brightener for Zn-Fe Alloy Plating from Sulphate Bath

Table 2

Optimum bath composition and conditions.

Bath constituentsConcentration (±5% in gL−1)Operating conditions

ZnSO4·7H2O gL−1160Anode: zinc metal (99.99%)
FeSO4·7H2O gL−116Cathode: mild steel
Na2SO4 gL−140Temperature: 293–303 K
H3BO3 gL−112Bright current density range: 0.5–8 Adm−2
CTAB gL−12Agitation: air
pH = 3.5