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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.
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anodize

To provide a hard, noncorrosive, electrolytic, oxide film on the surface of a metal, particularly aluminum, by electrolytic action.
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While both the steel extrusion and the anodized aluminum extrusion are very durable, the anodized extrusion installed in less time, required less labor on site and cost less to ship.
Lorin coil anodizes aluminum after it has been perforated, in order to protect even the inside edges of perforations and to ensure that color is consistent throughout the entire perforated anodized aluminum installation.
The Brass Monkey upgrade is priced at USD995, while the Anodized Platinum edition is priced at USD1,095 on the Citadel's base price.
It does not require a clear coat and allows steel and aluminum to have a uniform, anodized appearance with a high batch-to- batch consistency.
It was found that the maximum peak in the potential curve for samples anodized at 10 mA/ [cm.sup.2] corresponded to 270 V, while the stabilization potential was around 190 V.
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According to Sandvik, coated stainless matches up well against anodized aluminum.
Available in black anodized and anodized silver finishes and with multiple mounting solutions.