Electropolishing the Rare-Earth Metals
IOWA STATE UNIV OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AMES
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This paper describes a method whereby the rare-earth metals can be consistently electropolished and chemically etched. The method involves cooling an alcohol-perchloric electrolyte to -76 deg C before electropolishing. The metals are chemically polished in the same solution.
- Metallurgy and Metallography
- Fabrication Metallurgy