Text icon  TALAT Lecture 5101: Surface Characteristics of Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys

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Description: This lecture provides a realistic view of the aluminium surface in order to understand the need for "effective" surface treatment. Some knowledge in aluminium metallurgy is assumed.
Keywords: surface treatment • surface characteristics • deliberate alloying • corrosion • surface protection • applications • surface improvement
Categories: Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation
Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Surface treatments
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Surface properties
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
G E Thompson, UMIST, Manchester
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 25 September 2009
Resource ID: 2243