This study detailed the atmospheric corrosion behaviour of sintered NdFeB(M35) in a simulated marine atmosphere with 80% relative humidity(RH).The dissolution and subsequent reaction of NaCl particles cause the attack of NdFeB.The corrosion presented three representative types:if the electrolyte covered magnetic phase and Nd-rich phase,the Nd-rich phase was corroded firstly due to galvanic effect;if the electrolyte covered magnetic phase,magnetic phase was corroded along the grain boundary;if the electrolyte located near the position of defects,corrosion progressed along with the defect because of low concentration of oxygen inside the defect.With corrosion progressing,local corrosion areas were mutually connected,with Nd-rich phase and grain boundary being corroded first,magnetic phase was corroded subsequently.


NdFeB(M35), simulated marine atmosphere, in-situ observation

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