Patent Number: 6,309,478

Title: Aqueous gel compositions and use thereof

Abstract: The disclosure relates to aqueous-based gels and, in some cases, usage of such gels to impart corrosion resistance to steel and/or zinc containing surfaces, e.g., galvanized steel. The gel comprises water, at least one thickener, at least one silica containing material and an optional surfactant.

Inventors: McGowan; Nancy M. (Sturgeon, MO), Hahn; John (Columbia, MO)

Assignee: Elisha Technologies Co LLC

International Classification: C23C 2/26 (20060101); C23C 26/00 (20060101); C23C 022/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018