Conversion Coatings for Magnesium and its Alloys

Viswanathan S. Saji, T. S.N.Sankara Narayanan, Xiaobo Chen

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This book covers fundamentals and recent advancements on conversion coatings for magnesium and its alloys. The contents are presented in two sections, respectively dealing with chemical and electrochemical conversion coatings. The chemical conversion coating section is further subdivided into inorganic conversion coatings, organic conversion coatings and advanced approaches/coatings. The section on electrochemical conversion coatings spans from fundamentals to state-of-the-art progress on electrochemical anodization and plasma electrolytic oxidation of magnesium and its alloys.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages575
ISBN (Electronic)9783030899769
ISBN (Print)9783030899752
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2022

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© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022.


  • Anodizing
  • Automobile Industry
  • Biomedical applications of magnesium
  • Chemical Conversion Coatings
  • Conversion Coatings
  • Corrosion
  • Electrochemical Conversion Coatings
  • Magnesium
  • Plasma electrolytic oxidation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Materials Science


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