Interactive Resource icon  Introduction to the Aluminium Surface

 
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Description: This interactive animation schematically presents a cross-section of an aluminium surface. It introduces four key parameters, which determine the optical appearance of the surface.
Keywords: reactive layer • surface oxide • precipitates • fragments • intermetallics
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Surface treatments
Properties > Electrical, magnetic & optical > Optical
Created by: MATTER, The University of Liverpool
Iris De Graeve, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Herman Terryn, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Contributions: Marc Ryckeboer, Sapa
Christophe Sigli, Alcan Centre de Recherches de Voreppe
Hugh Shercliff, University of Cambridge
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 28 July 2005
Date added: 21 December 2009
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Resource ID: 2600