Corrosion resistant Group

Steels have good mechanical properties, and are applied to many infrastructures and structural components. However, the corrosion resistance of steels is not sufficient. As the corrosion behavior of steels show many and complicated cases, the investigation of mechanism is needed at first, then, the improve method should be established. We have tried to create corrosion resistant steels and surface finishing by using the detail corrosion analysis.

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In our group, the corrosion analysis and its improvement are conducted for steels in infrastructure. The main targets are the steels in concrete, weathering steels and coated ones. The creation of corrosion resistant steels and surface finish has been tried by using the advanced electrochemical techniques for the atmospheric corrosion.


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Corrosion resistant Group
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
E-Mail: NISHIMURA.Toshiyasu=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
TEL.+81-(0)-29-859-2000
FAX.+81-(0)-29-859-2029