Key Publications

L. Bland, B.C. Rincon Troconis, R. Santucci, J. Fitz-Gerald, and J. Scully, “Metallurgical and electrochemical characterization of the corrosion of a Mg-Al-Zn alloy AZ31B-H24 tungsten inert gas weld: Galvanic corrosion between weld zones,” Corrosion, Vol. 72, No 10, 2016, pages 1226-1242. DOI:

​Z.D. Harris, J.D. Dolph, G.L. Pioszak, B.C. Rincon Troconis, J.R. Scully, J.T. Burns, The Effect of Microstructure Variation on the Hydrogen Environment-Assisted Cracking of Monel K-500, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 47, No. 7, 2016, pages 3488-3510. DOI:

​B.C. Rincon Troconis and G.S. Frankel. “Effect of Pretreatments on the Adhesion of Acetoacetate to AA2024-T3 using the Blister Test,” Corrosion, Vol. 70, No 5, 2014, pages 483-495. DOI:

N.W. Khun, B.C. Rincon Troconis and G.S. Frankel. “Effects of carbon filler content on adhesion strength and wear and corrosion resistance of epoxy composite coatings on AA2024-T3,” Progress in Organic Coatings, Vol. 77, No. 1, 2014, pages 72-80. DOI:

B.C. Rincon Troconis and G.S. Frankel. “Effect of Roughness and Surface Topography on Adhesion of PVB to AA2024-T3 using the Blister Test,” Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 236, 2013, pages 531-539. DOI:

​C.A. Matzdorf, W.C. Nickerson, B.C. Rincon Troconis, G.S. Frankel, L. Li, and R.G. Buchheit. “Galvanic Samples for Accelerated Corrosion Testing of Coated Al Alloys, Part I: Concept,” Corrosion, Vol. 69, No 12, 2013, pages 1240-1246. doi: