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anodize

[′an·ə‚dīz]
(metallurgy)
To form a decorative or protective passive film on a metal part by making it the anode of a cell and applying electric current.

anodize

To provide a hard, noncorrosive, electrolytic, oxide film on the surface of a metal, particularly aluminum, by electrolytic action.
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Given that anodization itself is a commercial process, this technology is very close to testing in a commercial setting.
Well-ordered nanostructures formed by aluminium anodization in sulphuric acid have been noted, the resulting array of well-ordered nanopores depends strongly on anodizing potential applied voltage and temperature.
SMD's expansive in-house capabilities include: Ultra precise CNC-Swiss screw machining, 5-axis vertical milling, wire EDM, titanium anodization, a validated implant cleaning process, heat treating, laser marking, anodizing, electropolishing and passivation.
The acquired Mafco technology includes anodization and chemical film coating.
To be used in medicine, the presented treatments have been completed with an anodization thermal treatment and a thermochemical in electrolytic plasma in order to make the alloys biocompatible.
The electro-chemical anodization process locks in aluminum that could otherwise leach into food, and makes for what many cooks consider an ideal non-stick, acid- and scratch-resistant surface.
The BuckHorn is available in Realtree Hardwoods Green HD and Brown HD and Chocolate Brown Anodization.
FABRICATION Nanofabrication and nanolithography (176 references) Keywords: atomic force microscopy (AFM), anodization, bombardment, deep UV, deposition, doping, electrochemical, electron beam, etching, implantation, imprint stamp, lithography, mask, molecular beam, molecular deposition, nanoimprint, nanojet, nanopipetted, nanotube, nanoplotter, nanostructuralization, passivation, resist, scanning probe, self-assembly, stamp, template, transistor, wet-chemical etching, x-ray Nanoimprinting (2 references) Keywords: bilayer, polymer Self-assembly (30 references) Keywords: DNA, molecular-scale electronics, nanobiotechnology, nano-object, nanostructure, pores, quantum dot, self-organized, silicon III.
They benchmarked some coatings in a search for the perfect anodization, since the coating had to be inorganic and unaffected by high radiation environments.
Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Based on Anodic Ti02 Nanotubes Produced from Anodization in Fluoride-Free Electrolyte
Peer reviewed for originality and quality, 57 papers discuss such aspects of material science as immobilizing silk fibronin with plasma grafting polymerization to form a scaffold for culturing cells, the effect of the anodization process on the morphology of nickel coating, the effect of the fuel type on the synthesis of barium strontium titanate by the sol-gel combustion method, the effect of injection parameters on morphology in metal injection molding, and polymer-coated single-walled carbon nanotubes for ethanol and dichloromethane discrimination.
The startup firm also installed a Class 100,000 cleanroom and invested heavily in equipment for finishing operations such as titanium anodization, laser marking, passivation, electro polish, micro deburring and vacuum heat treat.