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Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Studies Of Organic Coatings On Steel Surfaces
Author(s): M. Cobb
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Paper Abstract

Specular reflectance Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy has been used to study the chemical interaction and molecular structure and orientation of thin coatings of model carboxylate-containing organic compounds on coupons of highly polished SAE 1010 steel. The aim of this work has been to study the extent and nature of the coating molecule/steel substrate interaction and to utilize polarized incident radiation to examine the orientation of the coating molecule with respect to the steel surface at or near the coating/steel interface. The results of this model study demonstrate the potential of specular reflectance techniques for studying systems of interest in the coatings industry.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 October 1981
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 0289, 1981 Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, (29 October 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932166
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M. Cobb, Union Carbide Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0289:
1981 Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Hajime Sakai, Editor(s)

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