Influence of Mwcnt’s/Zinc Oxide Nano Particles/Epoxy Resin Composite Coating on Mild Steel to Enhance Anticorrosion and Mechanical Properties
Sandeep.V.Gujjar1, Nandini R Nadar2, Kanaram Choudhary3, Anand. M. Hunashyal4
1Sandeep.V.Gujjar*, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Pillai HOC College of Engineering and Technology, Rasayani, Dist. Raigad, Maharashtra, India.
2Dr. Nandini R Nadar, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, B.M.S. Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
3Kanaram Chaudhary, Civil and Infrastructure Engineering from Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers, Dahanu road, Maharashtra, India
4Dr. Anand. M. Hunashyal, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, KLE Institute of Technology, Hubballi, Karnataka, India.
Manuscript received on March 15, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on March 31, 2020. | Manuscript published on April 10, 2020. | PP: 1016-1024 | Volume-9 Issue-6, April 2020. | Retrieval Number: F3859049620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.F3859.049620
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Abstract: The motive of this research is to develop a new hybrid Nano composite on the surface of mild steel to eradicate the rate of corrosion that takes place on the surface of the mild steel and to enhance mechanical properties. For this, a hybrid Nano composite of Multi-Walled Carbon Nano Tube’s (MWCNT’s), Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Nano particles and Epoxy resin has been used to overcome the major disadvantage of mild steel which is corrosion. The mechanical property of mild steel is also increased. Ultra-sonication method is adopted for better dispersion of ZnO Nano particles and MWCNT’s. In this study, Ethanol is used for better dispersion. After applying the coating on the surface of newly developed Nano composite by using pneumatic gun spray method is used. FESEM was conducted to study the surface morphology of corroded surface of mild steel. The rate of anticorrosion and mechanical properties get improved by the application MWCNT’s/ZO Nano particles/Epoxy resin.
Keywords: MWCNT’s, Zinc Oxide Nano Particles, Epoxy Resin, Anticorrosion, Mechanical Properties.
Scope of the Article: Mechanical Design