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Trade name for a process for the production of phosphate coating on steel articles by immersion in an aqueous solution of manganese or zinc acid with phosphate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an obsolete term for one method of phosphatizing. The method was patented by the American company Parker Rust-Proof Company of Detroit, Mich., in 1918.

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Many professional polymer finish applicators actually Parkerize the guns before applying their finishes (such as DuraCoat, GunKote, Norrel's Teflon/Moly, Cerakote and others).
In September 2010 we had an ATF inspection and were told we must have a Class 7 Manufacturer license because we reblue and Parkerize guns.
I had recently learned to parkerize so into the tank it went.