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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.
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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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On this basis, the underlying reason is explored that aluminized explosives showed nonideal behavior in the process of practical application.
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The cleanroom oven features 4" thick insulated walls throughout, aluminized steel exterior, Type 304 2B-finish stainless steel interior with continuously backwelded seams, stainless steel door and control panel face.
Delivering a titanium ceramic toughness and durability, Alodine EC2 can be used to coat metals such as aluminum and aluminum alloys, titanium and titanium alloys, and aluminized, aluminum-plated, and IVD aluminum substrates.
The coating, Alodine EC2, is based on titanium electrodeposited oxides and is ideal for providing protection to aluminum, aluminum alloys, titanium and titanium alloys as well as aluminized, aluminum-plated and IVD aluminum substrate, the company said.
Features 4" insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, Type 430 stainless steel interior and an automatic door switch.
The oven features 8"-thick insulated walls of 2", 1,900[degrees] F block and 6" of 10 lb/cf density rockwool, aluminized steel exterior, and a stainless steel interior with continuously backwelded seams.
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This Grieve cabinet oven features 11" thick insulated walls, comprising 2" of 1900[degrees]F (~1038[degrees]C) block and 9" of 101b/cf density rockwool insulation, as well as an aluminized steel exterior, Type 304 2B finish stainless steel interior,