dichromate treatment

dichromate treatment

[dī′krō‚māt ‚trēt·mənt]
(metallurgy)
Processing technique involving the formation of a corrosion-resistant film on the surface of a magnesium alloy by boiling the alloy in a sodium dichromate solution.
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The short distance in factorial space between MN-3 and CR-3, and the large distance between these samples and NO-3, suggests a that the abundant degraded/microbial biomass (carbohydrates, chitin) in this sample is highly susceptible to permanganate and dichromate treatment.
The original process employed copper sulfate immersion followed by sodium dichromate treatment, although other chemicals were also evaluated (Baechler et al.