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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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