Tetsu-to-Hagane
Online ISSN : 1883-2954
Print ISSN : 0021-1575
ISSN-L : 0021-1575
Amorphous Al-Mn Electroplating in Molten Salt Bath
Jun-ichi UCHIDATetsuaki TSUDAYasuhiro YAMAMOTOHirohisa SETOMasaru ABEAtsuyoshi SHIBUYA
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1991 Volume 77 Issue 7 Pages 931-938

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Although molten salt electroplating is interesting method to develop new pre-coated steels, there has been little commercial exploitation because of powdery and/or dendritic deposits. In this study, the electroplating of Al, especially Al-Mn alloy on steel sheet in AlCl3-NaCl-KCl molten salt bath is focused. High speed fluid flow of molten salt and deposition of Al-Mn alloy were found to be most effective to smooth-faced deposition at high current density. Consequently, ultra-smooth lustrous deposit with amorphous structure was generated.

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