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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 6 (2009), Issue 4, Pages 975-978

Corrosion Inhibition of Titanium in Acidic Media Containing Fluoride with Bixin

Jinendra Singh Chauhan and D. K. Gupta

M.V.M. College, Bhopal-462021, M. P., India

Received 5 December 2008; Accepted 18 February 2009

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The bixin in acidic media were tested for corrosion inhibition of Ti in 0.5 N sulphuric acid and 0.1 N HCl solution at 30 to 40 °C temperature range by electrochemical methods. It reveals that bixin works as a corrosion inhibitor in halide media and protect the metals from the corrosion with great efficiency