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N-Substituted amino acids as multifunctional additives used in cooling water. Part II: N-carboxymethyl and phosphonomethyl amino acids

1 Óbuda University, Faculty of Light Industry and Environmental Engineering, Doberdó u. 6., 1034 Budapest, Hungary
2 Department of Interfaces and Surface Modification, Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, 1117 Budapest, Hungary

Abstract: The aim of research was to find additives with different capacities that can control the undesired corrosion and scale formation at the same time. Amino acids with different (carboxymethyl and/or phosphonomethyl) substituents were investigated to prove their multifunctional effectiveness. The most interesting parameters were the number of –COOH and –PO3H2 groups as well as the structure of the side chain in the amino acids. The experimental data proved that both the alkyl side chains (with or without additional carboxy and phosphonic groups) as well as the number of the ionizable substituents in the molecules influence the both efficacies.

Keywords: inhibitor, corrosion, scale formation, N-carboxymethyl amino acid, Nphosphonomethyl amino acid

Int. J. Corros. Scale Inhib., , 5, no. 2, 183–189 PDF (580 K)
doi: 10.17675/2305-6894-2016-5-2-7

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