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Corrosion resistant paint on Brass

Corrosion resistant paint on Brass

(OP)
Does anyone have suggestions about what kind of paint would be useful to avoid dezincification of C360 grade brass in acidified salt spray environment?
Thanks

RE: Corrosion resistant paint on Brass

Try an epoxy coating, and contact a vendor for specific recommendation.

RE: Corrosion resistant paint on Brass

Brass, being a zinc alloy, may be subject to the same coating problems as HDG. Some coatings form a zinc 'soap' that prevents a proper bonding. Just a guess, but, you might check it out with a coating supplier.

Dik

RE: Corrosion resistant paint on Brass

Does the environment also have a component of exposure to ultraviolet radiation? If not, then I agree with suggestion of epoxy coating. If so, then you will need to evaluate some different coatings, because epoxies are degraded by UV.

RE: Corrosion resistant paint on Brass

I often use a polyurethane top coat with epoxies...

RE: Corrosion resistant paint on Brass

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Thanks Dik and TVP. That helps!

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