Chemical additives for corrosion control in desalination plants

Saviour A. Umoren, Moses M. Solomon

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The addition of chemical additives has been considered as a standard operation in water treatment systems. This chapter discusses the chemical additives used for the control of corrosion in desalination systems. Specifically, corrosion inhibitors for various metallurgies, biocides, and oxygen scavengers are covered. The pros and cons of the additive chemicals have been highlighted. The need to utilize green corrosion inhibitors based on plants and ionic liquids materials have been emphasized. This class of materials are environmentally friendly, cheap, and readily available.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCorrosion and Fouling Control in Desalination Industry
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9783030342845
ISBN (Print)9783030342838
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Chemical additive
  • Corrosion
  • Corrosion inhibitor
  • Desalination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Materials Science
  • General Environmental Science
  • General Chemistry


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