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Contact: Mike Wolterbeek
mwolterbeek@unr.edu
University of Nevada, Reno

Formation of Corrosion Protective Molybdate Coating

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Caption: A University of Nevada, Reno research team has developed a new environmentally-friendly self-healing coating for aluminum that can be used for defense and aerospace applications. Time lapse video for formation of corrosion protective molybdate coating (blue) on aerospace aluminum alloy AA2024-T6 in less than 8 minutes.

Credit: Professor Dev Chidambaram, University of Nevada, Reno.

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