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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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Sulka and Parkola [9] obtained good results for anodizing parameters control at 25 V for a temperature of 1[degrees]C.
Today the company specializes in complete packaging solutions that include value-add technologies such as hot foil stamping, flexographic offset printing, screen printing, laser engraving, embossing, debossing, and double anodizing.
2010; Narayanan & Seshadri, 2007) have developed anodizing processes of titanium alloys in phosphoric acid solution with a wide range of layer thicknesses (typically between 0.
Although designed for exterior applications, Series 61 Anodized Effect powder coatings is also suitable for interior applications such as office and residential furniture, balustrades, door hardware, light fixtures, store fixtures, sporting goods, gaming machines as well as other industrial applications where an outdoor durability can be combined with a decorative anodizing appearance.
After anodizing titanium plates by applying the chosen parameters, the oxide appears violet.
Decorex parts can be formed or cut and then assembled without any intermediate anodizing steps.
Typically, hard-coat anodizing produces, thickens and toughens aluminum's surface oxides.
They are made from a two-step process for its handles by anodizing the front of the panel and anodizing the back and sides.
Newark, OH, offers a "total package" of anodizing, metal stamping and decorating for the cosmetics industry.
Anodizing is an electrochemical process that makes aluminum nonporous, nonreactive and 30 percent harder than stainless steel or cast iron.