calorize


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calorize

[′kal·ə‚rīz]
(metallurgy)
To treat by a process by which a coating of aluminum and aluminum-iron alloys is produced on iron and steel (and, less commonly, brass, copper, or nickel), which coating protects the metal from burning in temperatures up to 1800°F (982°C).
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