International Journal of Electrochemistry / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Influence of Bath Composition at Acidic pH on Electrodeposition of Nickel-Layered Silicate Nanocomposites for Corrosion Protection

Table 3

Nanoindentation hardness and young modulus of the Ni-MMT (0.5%) nanocomposite films electrodeposited at various pHs (1.6, 2.5, 3.0).

Ni-MMT coatings pHsYoung modulus
(GPa ± SD, )
Nanoindentation hardness
(GPa ± SD, )

pH 1.6147 ± 504.1 ± 1.5
pH 2.5174 ± 523.3 ± 1.2
pH 3.0234 ± 575.3 ± 1.6

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