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New Non-Toxic Coating Makes Aluminum Corrosion-Free
2012-10-23 16:20:15

[WATCH VIDEO: Formation of Corrosion Protective Molybdate Coating] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a new, non-toxic coating for aluminum that can replace the carcinogenic chromate coatings used for more than half a century to protect aluminum from corrosion. "There is no question that this will be able to replace the chromate-based coating,” said lead researcher Dev Chidambaram, assistant professor of materials science and...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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