Electrochemical assessment of imidazole derivatives as corrosion inhibitors for mild steel in 3.5 NaCl solution


Journal: Vol.8, No.3, Summer 2015 - Article 2   Pages :  177 Until 196



Article Code:
PCCC-2015-05-17-290

Authors:
M. Mahdavian: Institute for Color Science and Technology - Department of Surface Coating and Corrosion
M. M. Attar: Amirkabir University of Technology - Department of Polymer Engineering and Color Technology


Article's abstract:

The corrosion inhibition efficiency of benzimidazole, 2-methylbenzimidazole and 2- aminobenzimidazole for mild steel immersed in 3.5 NaCl solution was investigated by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy EIS at concentration range from 10-5 to 10-2 M of imidazoles and temperature range from 30 to 50°C. In addition, DC polarization was examined to determine inhibition mechanism at concentration range from 10-5 to 10-2 M of the imidazole derivatives. Double layer capacitance and charge transfer resistance were extracted from EIS plots after fitting with an appropriate circuit. Surface coverage was calculated based on capacitance and resistance of the corroding cell. It was found that increase of inhibitor concentration and temperature results in increase and decrease of surface coverage respectively. The results showed that these compounds have limited corrosion inhibition. The adsorption of these compounds on the steel surface obeys Temkin isotherm.


Keywords:
Adsorption; Corrosion; Polarization; EIS

References:
1. E. Stupnisek-Lisac, A. Gazivoda, M. Madzarac, Evaluation of non-toxic corrosion inhibitors for copper in sulphuric acid, Electrochim. Acta, 47 (2002) 4189-4194.#2. A. Khavasfar, M. H. Moayed and M. M. Attar, An Investigation on the performance of an imidazoline based commercial Corrosion inhibitor on CO2 corrosion of gas-well tubing steel by EIS technique, Iranian J. Mater. Sci. Eng., 4 (2007), 1-8.#3. O. Benali, L. Larabi, B. Tabti, Y. Harek, Influence of 1-methyl 2-mercapto imidazole on corrosion inhibition of carbon steel in 0.5 M H2SO4, Anti-Corros. Meth. Mater.,52 (2005) 280-285.#4. J. Morales Roque, T. Pandiyan, J. Cruz, E. Garcia-Ochoa, DFT and electrochemical studies of tris(benzimidazole-2-ylmethyl)amine as an efficient corrosion inhibitor for carbon steel surface, Corros. Sci., 50 (2008), 614-624.#5. G. Bereket, E. Hur, C. Ogretir, Quantum chemical studies on some imidazole derivatives as corrosion inhibitors for iron in acidic medium, J. Mol. Struct. 578 (2002), 79-88.#6. J. Shukla, K.S. Pitre, Electrochemical Behavior of Brass in Acid Solutions and the Inhibitive Effect of Imidazole, Corros. Rev., 20, 3 (2002), 217-230.#7. El Sayed H. El Ashry, A. El Nemr, S. A. Essawy, S. Ragab, Corrosion inhibitors part V: QSAR of benzimidazole and 2-substituted derivatives as corrosion inhibitors by using the quantum chemical parameters, Prog. Org. Coat,. 61 (2008), 11-20.#8. M. H. Wahdan, G. K. Gomma, Effect of copper cation on electrochemical behaviour of steel in presence of imidazole in acid medium, Mater. Chem. Phys., 47 (1997), 176-183.#9. S. Muralidharan, S. Venkatakrishna Iyer, The influence of N-heterocyclics on corrosion inhibition and hydrogen permeation through mild steel in acidic solutions, Anti-Corros. Meth. Mater,. 44 (1997), 100-106.#10. A. Popova, M. Christov, A. Zwetanova, Effect of the molecular structure on the inhibitor properties of azoles on mild steel corrosion in 1 M hydrochloric acid, Corros. Sci., 49 (2007), 2131-2143.#11. A. Popova, Temperature effect on mild steel corrosion in acid media in presence of azoles, Corros. Sci., 49 (2007) 2144-2158.#12. D. Wahyuningrum, S. Achmad, Y. Maolana Syah, Buchari, Bunbun Bundjali, B. Ariwahjoedi, The correlation between structure and corrosion inhibition activity of 4, 5-diphenyl-1-vinylimidazole derivative compounds towards mild steel in 1% NaCl solution, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 3 (2008), 154-166.#13. H. Amar, A. Tounsi, A. Makayssi, A. Derja, J. Benzakour, A. Outzourhit, Corrosion inhibition of Armco iron by 2-mercaptobenzimidazole in sodium chloride 3% media, Corros. Sci., 49 (2007), 2936-2945.#14. A. Y. El-Etre, Inhibition of C-steel corrosion in acidic solution using the aqueous extract of zallouh root, Mater. Chem. Phys., 108 (2008), 278-282.#15. O. K. Abiola, Adsorption of 3-(4-amino-2-methyl-5-pyrimidyl-methyl)-4-methyl-thia-zolium chloride on mild steel, Corros. Sci., 48, 10 (2006), 3078-3090.#16. M. A. Deyab, H. A. Abo Dief, E. A. Eissa and A. R. Taman, Electrochemical investigations of naphthenic acid corrosion for carbon steel and the inhibitive effect by some ethoxylated fatty acids, Electrochim. Acta, 52 (2007), 8105-8110.#17. M. N. H. Moussa, A. A. El-Far and A. A. El-Shafei, The use of water-soluble hydrazones as inhibitors for the corrosion of C-steel in acidic medium, Mater. Chem. Phys., 105 (2007), 105-113.#18. E. E. Oguzie, Corrosion inhibition of aluminium in acidic and alkaline media by Sansevieria trifasciata extract, Corros. Sci., 49 (2007), 1527-1539.#19. J. O. M. Bockris, Sh. U. M. Khan, Surface Electrochemistry, Springer, 1993, p. 199.#20. W. J. Thomas, B. D. Crittenden, Adsorption Technology and Design, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998, p. 42.#21. K. F. Khaled, Molecular simulation, quantum chemical calculations and electrochemical studies for inhibition of mild steel by triazoles, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (2008), 3484-3492.#22. R. Rosliza, W. B. Wan Nik, H. B. Senin, The effect of inhibitor on the corrosion of aluminum alloys in acidic solutions, Mater. Chem. Phys.,107 (2008), 281-288.#23. X. Li, S. Deng, G. Mu, H. Fu, F. Yang, Inhibition effect of nonionic surfactant on the corrosion of cold rolled steel in hydrochloric acid, Corros. Sci., 50 (2008), 420-430.#24. E. Alibakhshi, E. Ghasemi, M. Mahdavian, A Comparison Study on Corrosion Behavior of Zinc Phosphate and Potassium Zinc Phosphate Anticorrosive Pigments, Prog. Color Colorants Coat., 5 (2012), 91-99.#25. A. Ghanbari, M. M. Attar, M. Mahdavian, Acetylacetonate Complexes as New Corrosion Inhibitors in Phosphoric Acid Media: Inhibition and Synergism Study, Prog. Color Colorants Coat., 2 (2009), 115-122.#26. A. Ghanbari, M. M. Attar , Mild Steel Surface Pretreatment Using Phosphoric acid-Inhibitor Solution, Prog. Color Colorants Coat., 7 (2014), 269-284.#27. S. Lajevardi Esfahani, Z. Ranjbar, S. Rastega, Evaluation of Anticorrosion Behavior of Automotive Electrocoating Primers by the AC-DC-AC Accelerated Test Method, Prog. Color Colorants Coat., 7 (2014), 187-199.#28. B. Ramezanzadeh, M. Mehdipour, S. Y. Arman, Application of Electrochemical Noise to Investigate Corrosion Inhibition Properties of Some Azole Compounds on Aluminum in 0.25 M HCl, Prog. Color Colorants Coat., 8 (2015) 69-86.#29. M. S. Morad, Inhibition of iron corrosion in acid solutions by Cefatrexyl: Behaviour near and at the corrosion potential, Corros. Sci., 50 (2008), 436-448.#30. E. Machnikova, K. H. Whitmire, N. Hackerman, Corrosion inhibition of carbon steel in hydrochloric acid by furan derivatives, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (2008), 6024-6032.#31. V. Mei-Wen Huang, V. Vivier, I. Frateur, M. E. Orazem, B. Tribolletb, The Global and Local Impedance Response of a Blocking Disk Electrode with Local Constant-Phase-Element Behavior, J. Electrochem. Soc., 154 (2007), 89-98.#32. M. Schutze, Materials Science and Technology:Vol. I, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2000.#33. Y. Feng, S. Chen, H. Zhang, P. Li, L. Wu, W. Guo, Characterization of iron surface modified by 2-mercaptobenzothiazole self-assembled monolayers, Appl. Surf. Sci., 253 (2006), 2812-2819.#34. M. Motamedi, A.R. Tehran-bagha, M. Mahdavian, A comparative study on the electrochemical behavior of mild steel in sulfamic acid solution in the presence of monomeric and gemini surfactants, Electrochim. Acta, 58 (2011), 488-496.#35. Y. Abboud, A. Abourriche, T. Saffaj, M. Berrada, M. Charrouf, A. Bennamara, A. Cherqaoui, D. Takky, The inhibition of mild steel corrosion in acidic medium by 2,2′-bis(benzimidazole), Appl. Surf. Sci., 252 (2006), 8178-8184.#36. P. Morales-Gil, G. Negron-Silva, M. Romero-Romo, C. A ngeles-Chavez, M. Palomar-Pardave, Corrosion inhibition of pipeline steel grade API 5L X52 immersed in a 1 M H2SO4 aqueous solution using heterocyclic organic molecules, Electrochimica Acta, 49 (2004), 4733-4741.#37. A. Popova, M. Christov, A. Zwetanova, Effect of the molecular structure on the inhibitor properties of azoles on mild steel corrosion in 1M hydrochloric acid, Corros. Sci., 49 (2007), 2131-2143.# 38. A. Popova, M. Christov, S. Raicheva, E. Sokolova, Adsorption and inhibitive properties of benzimidazole derivatives in acid mild steel corrosion, Corros. Sci., 46 (2004), 1333-1350.#39. A.Y. El-Etre, Inhibition of aluminum corrosion using Opuntia extract, Corros. Sci., 45 (2003), 2485-2495.#40. S. A. Ali, A. M. El-Shareef, R. F. Al-Ghamdi, M. T. Saeed, The isoxazolidines: the effects of steric factor and hydrophobic chain length on the corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acidic medium, Corros. Sci., 47 (2005), 2659-2678.#41. M. Lebrini, M. Lagrenee, H. Vezin, L. Gengembre, F. Bentiss, Electrochemical and quantum chemical studies of new thiadiazole derivatives adsorption on mild steel in normal hydrochloric acid medium, Corros. Sci., 47 (2005), 485-505.#42. F. Kellou-Kerkouche, A. Benchettara, S. Amara, Effect of sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate on the corrosion inhibition of Fe-1Ti-20C alloy in 0.5 M H2SO4, Mater. Chem. Phys., 110 (2008), 26-33.#43. R. Hasanov, M. Sadıkoglu, S. Bilgic, Electrochemical and quantum chemical studies of some Schiff bases on the corrosion of steel in H2SO4 solution, Appl. Surf. Sci., 253, 8 (2007), 3913-3921.#44. P. Somasundaran, Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, CRC Press, 2006. 45. L. Tang, X. Li, G. Mu, L. Li, G. Liu, Synergistic effect between 4-(2-pyridylazo) resorcin and chloride ion on the corrosion of cold rolled steel in 0.5 M sulfuric acid, Appl. Surf. Sci., 252 (2006), 6394-6401.#46. B. Bhushan, Principles and applications of tribology, Wiley-IEEE, 1999.#47. L.L. Shreir, G.T. Burstein, R.A. Jarman, Corrosion, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994.#48. M. E. Davis, R. J. Davis, Fundamentals of Chemical Reaction Engineering, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2002.#49. T. Hubbard, Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science: A-Dif, CRC Press, 2002, p. 608.#50. M. Bouklah, B. Hammouti, M. Lagrenee b, F. Bentiss, Thermodynamic properties of 2,5-bis(4-methoxyphenyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazole as a corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in normal sulfuric acid medium, Corros. Sci., 48 (2006), 2831-2842.#51. F. Bentiss, M. Lebrini, M. Lagrenee, Thermodynamic characterization of metal dissolution and inhibitor adsorption processes in mild steel/2,5-bis(n-thienyl)-1,3,4-thiadiazoles/hydrochloric acid system, Corros. Sci., 47 (2005), 2915-2931.# 52. X. Li, L. Tang, G. Mu, L. Li, G. Liu, The synergistic inhibition of the cold rolled steel Corrosion in 0.5 M sulfuric acid by the mixture of OP and bromide ion, Mater. Lett., 61 (2007), 2723-2727.#53. H. Amar, J. Benzakour, A. Derja, D. Villemin, B. Moreau, T. Braisaz, Piperidin-1-yl-phosphonic acid and (4-phosphono-piperazin-1-yl) phosphonic acid: A new class of iron corrosion inhibitors in sodium chloride 3% media, Appl. Surf. Sci., 252 (2006), 6162-6172.#54. G. K. Gomma, Effect of azole compounds on corrosion of copper in acid medium, Mater. Chem. Phys., 56 (1998), 27-34.#55. N. Huynh, S. E. Bottle, T. Notoya, A. Trueman, B. Hinton and D. P. Schweinsberg, Studies on alkyl esters of carboxybenzotriazole as inhibitors for copper corrosion, Corros. Sci. 44, 6 (2002), 1257-1276.#56. S. A. Ali, H. A. Al-Muallem, M. T. Saeed, S. U. Rahman, Hydrophobic-tailed bicycloisoxazolidines: A comparative study of the newly synthesized compounds on the inhibition of mild steel corrosion in hydrochloric and sulfuric acid media, Corros. Sci., 50 (2008), 664-675.#57. R. A. Prabhu, T. V. Venkatesha, A. V. Shanbhag, B. M. Praveen, G. M. Kulkarni, R. G. Kalkhambkar, Quinol-2-thione compounds as corrosion inhibitors for mild steel in acid solution, Mater. Chem. Phys., 108 (2008) 283-289.#58. C. Ogretir, B. Mihci, G. Bereket, Quantum chemical studies of some pyridine derivatives as corrosion inhibitors, J. Mol. Struct., 488 (1999), 223-231.


Article's file
Page view: 3165
Article's download quantity : 40


Article System Login
Introduction

Manager-in-Chief:
Prof. Zahra Ranjbar
Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Farahnaz Nourmohammadian
Assistant Editor:
Dr. Mozhgan Hosseinnezhad
ISSN:
2008-2134
ISSN (online):
2383-1790
Publisher:
Institute for Color Science and Technology (ICST)

Quick Access
Publications
E-Vote
What is your opinion about the manuscript subscription system of PCCC website?
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
Website Statistics
Page view:3,166
Online Visitors:83