Lanthanum Phosphate Based Coatings and Monoliths as Non-Reactive Surfaces for Molten Metals

Sankar Sasidharan, Rajesh Komban, Abdul Azeez Peer Mohammed, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Unnikrishnan Nair Saraswathy Hareesh, Krishna Gopakumar Warrier.

The present invention provides the use of lanthanum phosphate for creating non wetting, non- reactive surfaces for molten metals like zinc and aluminium. By virtue of this property, lanthanum phosphate finds extensive applications in metallurgical industry for metal casting.