Long-term deterioration of lubricant-infused nanoporous anodic aluminium oxide surface immersed in NaCl solution

Dequan Wu, Lingwei Ma, Bei Liu, Dawei Zhang*, Badar Minhas, Hongchang Qian, Herman A. Terryn, Johannes M.C. Mol

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This study investigated the deterioration of a lubricant-infused anodic aluminium oxide surface in a 1 M NaCl solution for ∼200 days. Direct observation by cryo-SEM and quantitative analyses by UV spectroscopy and EIS revealed that the long-term deterioration of the lubricant-infused surface was divided into two stages: the surface-adhered lubricant layer gradually dissolved at a constant rate until the substrate was exposed; afterwards the lubricant infused in the nanochannels began to diffuse and was depleted after ∼200 days. The EIS results also revealed that the defects reduced the corrosion resistance of the lubricant-infused surface considerably.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-65
JournalJournal of Materials Science and Technology
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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  • Anodic aluminium oxide
  • Deterioration
  • EIS
  • Lubricant-infused surface

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