In the present paper, we report on the electrodeposition of aluminium, zinc and platinum on silver-coated textile fibres from ionic liquids. For electrodeposition of Al, the 60:40 mol% mixture of AlCl3/1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ([EMIm]Cl) and 1.7 M AlCl3 in 1-butyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)amide ([Py1,4]TFSA) were employed. It was observed that microcrystalline aluminium was electrodeposited on the textile fibres in 60:40 mol% AlCl3/[EMIm]Cl. The deposited Al layers either on single fibres or on textile assemblies are well adherent and uniform. An adherent, homogeneous and nanocrystalline Al layer was obtained on the silver-coated textile samples from 1.7 M AlCl3/[Py1,4]TFSA at 75 °C. The obtained Al layers from 60:40 mol% AlCl3/[EMIm]Cl on the textile fibres exhibit a good corrosion resistance in an aqueous iodide/iodine electrolyte. Furthermore, we obtain Al microtubes from the investigated ionic liquids after dissolving the textile fibres. In addition, zinc electrodeposition was carried out on the textile samples from 60:40 mol% ZnCl2/[EMIm]Cl at 80 °C. The electrodeposition of platinum on the textiles was done from 50 mM PtCl2 in 1-butyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium dicyanamide ([Py1,4]DCA).
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