ceramic coating[sə′ram·ik ′kōd·iŋ]
A nonmetallic, inorganic coating made of sprayed aluminum oxide or of zirconium oxide, or a cemented coating of an intermetallic compound, such as aluminum disilicide, of essentially crystalline nature, applied as a protective film on metal to protect against temperatures above 1100°C.
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An inorganic, essentially nonmetallic protective coating on metal, suitable for use at or above red heat.
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