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aluminize

[ə′lüm·ə‚nīz]
(engineering)
To apply a film of aluminum to a material, such as glass.
(metallurgy)
To form a protective surface alloy on a metal by treatment at elevated temperature with aluminum or an aluminum compound.

aluminize, Brit. aluminise

To apply a surface coating of aluminum to another metal or other base material, usually by spraying or dipping in molten aluminum. On steel, such coatings greatly increase corrosion resistance.
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Dance Dance Immolation (DDI) involves two players wearing aluminized fire proximity suits and competing on an arrow-guided disco floor while getting pummeled by huge flames when they misstep.
insulated walls throughout, an aluminized interior and exterior, motor-operated vertical lift door and side doors for workload access and maintenance.
It is also easy to operate and its simple design and aluminized scroll compressor means high reliability over the life of the unit.
Also introduced under the G&S Design brand is an assortment of aluminized steel bakeware at a commercial-quality weight that is geared for consumer kitchens.
According to company officials, additional increases will be forthcoming commensurate with increases from suppliers of galvanized and aluminized coated steel coil and sheet products.
These new kilns include ceramic element holders which protect the firebrick and the elements, ceramic protection tubes for thermocouples, three zone automatic control with four "Easy-Fire" ceramic programs, refractory coating for firebrick, ceramic terminal blocks with stainless terminals, large full-bore peepholes with solid cast peephole plugs, sturdy aluminized kiln stand and corrosion resistant materials throughout.
His latest futro-philanthropic enterprises threaten to eclipse such Macdonald past glories such as his signature bank credit card, his signatue model miniature Tech Deck skatepark, his Legoland hostmanship and his yellow aluminized sig Swatch watch.
The system is capable of welding materials that are galvannealed, electroplated or hot-dipped galvanized, and aluminized.
Unfurling a shiny aluminized sail less than 100 atoms thick, the craft gets a continuous push from a limitless supply of energy--sunlight.
Aluminized film is used on EPS ceiling panels for industrial buildings.
The Shining has colonized every possible wardrobe item: silver vinyl twinsets, spiky latex cardigans, cropped lurex bubble-wrap dresses, aluminized nylon micro-mini skirts, slick satin baby tees, chrome patent-leather hot pants, space-cadet combat boots, rubberized chiffon halter tops, rhinestone chokers, slinky polyurethane short satinless steel heels, blue metallic flares, faux fur-lined snakeskin prints, transparent knapsacks, glitter-soaked mesh, spangles, sequins, and the latest plastic fantastic spawned from the labs - like Tencel and polyamide.