Accession Number:

ADD015812

Title:

Formation of Pitting Resistant Anodized Films on Aluminum.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, filed 20 Nov 90, patented 27 Apr 93,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1993-04-27

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A method and apparatus for retarding the pitting of aluminum by coating the aluminum with a film which includes molybdenium oxide. The aluminum material is preexposed to a molybdate solution before anodizing in a sodium tartrate solution.

Subject Categories:

  • Properties of Metals and Alloys
  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE