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New self-healing coating for aluminum developed to replace chromates

By Damir Beciri
28 October 2012

molybdate-based-aluminum-coatingAttempts to replace chromate coatings with non-toxic coatings have been underway since the 1980s. The awareness on effects of chromates was brought to the forefront in 1993 by the real-life incident involving Erin Brokovich and depicted in the movie released in 2000 of the same name. A research team at the University of Nevada, Reno… »