Electrochemical techniques and surface analysis techniques were applied to study corrosion characteristic of A3 steel.The effects on corrosion behavior of A3 steel by sulfate-reducing bacteria(SRB)(biotic media)and corrosion product(abiotic media)were studied.The results showed that biofilms and corrosion product films play different role during different stages.Biofilms were easier flaky with increasing of its thickness.Non-uniform biofilms reduced pitting corrosion of the specimens.The corrosion product films formed under abiotic conditions were more adherently to the surface of the metal than those formed in biogenic media.


SRB, S iron, Sulfide, Biofilms, A3 steel

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