CATHODIC REDUCTION OF CUPROUS OXIDE IN VINYL ANTIFOULING PAINTS

Authors
  1. Anderton, W.A.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Pacific, Victoria BC (CAN)
Abstract
On the cathodically protected bottoms of ships, black patches are frequently observed. Ithas been shown that these patches are the result of the reduction of cuprous oxide to metallic copper. mechanism for this phenomenon is described. Experimental work has shown the conditions under which it occurs, and how it may be lessened.
Report Number
REPR69-4 —
Date of publication
15 Mar 1969
Number of Pages
16
Reprinted from
52, p711-726, 1969. J. Oil Col. Chem. Assoc.
DSTKIM No
69-13668
CANDIS No
108311
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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