Synthesis and Characterization of Benzothiazol Derivative as a Corrosion Inhibitor for Carbon Steel in Seawater


2(Benzo[d]thiazol-2-ylamino)-2-(2-hydroxy-phenyl) acetonitrile derivative was prepared and characterized using thin liquid chromatography, FTIR, 1H NMR and 13C NMR. The corrosion protectiveness, kinetics, and thermodynamics of the prepared derivative as inhibitor in artificial sea water/carbon steel (CK45) system were studied. Three concentrations of the prepared inhibitor were examined, namely, 10, 100, and 1000 ppm; protection efficiencies of 23% to 73% were recorded. It was found that the experimental data obtained from polarization reading could be fitted by Langmuir isotherm and Frumkin’s isotherm; the best fit adsorption isotherm was the Frumkin adsorption isotherm. The small negative value of ΔGads indicates the spontaneity of a physical adsorption process and the stability of the adsorbed layer on the carbon steel surface. Analysis of the temperature dependence of inhibition efficiency as well as comparison of corrosion activation in absence and in presence of the inhibitors gives some insight into the possible inhibition mechanism.

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Al-Sammarraie, A. , Al-Saade, K. and Al-Amery, M. (2015) Synthesis and Characterization of Benzothiazol Derivative as a Corrosion Inhibitor for Carbon Steel in Seawater. Materials Sciences and Applications, 6, 681-693. doi: 10.4236/msa.2015.67070.

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