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an·o·dize

 (ăn′ə-dīz′)
tr.v. an·o·dized, an·o·diz·ing, an·o·diz·es
To coat (a metallic surface) electrolytically with a protective or decorative oxide.


an′o·di·za′tion (-dĭ-zā′shən) n.

anodization

(ˌænədaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

anodisation

n
(Elements & Compounds) the action of electroplating a metal with an ornamental or protecting layer of oxide
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The extrusions are provided unfinished (degreased) with custom finishes (anodization) available on request to meet application-specific requirements.
plasma treatment [10], ammonia treatment [11], oxidation [12], anodization [13], acrylic acid treatment [14], ozone treatment [15], chemical grafting [16] and chemical vapour deposition of carbon structures like carbon nanotubes (CNTs), graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs), Graphene etc.
Titanium alloy anodization produces anti-galling and wear resistant properties, and can also be used cosmetically to achieve a spectrum of colors.
As a bonus, this unique material can be quite easily manufactured through cheap anodization and electroplating processes.
[9] prepared transparent Ti[O.sub.2] nanotube membranes via anodization. Hariya et al.
After the final size is achieved, the wiring process starts, then coiling and anodization. This hairspring is used in 22 Rolex calibers.
[7] reported using anodization as a pretreatment method for producing functionalized CNT-Cu composites.
Roach, "Nanopore formation on the surface oxide of commercially pure titanium grade 4 using a pulsed anodization method in sulfuric acid," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, vol.
The conventional anodization process was used to prepare Ti[O.sub.2]-NTs, and the Ag was induced by ion implantation method.
Ti[O.sub.2] NT arrays were fabricated according to previously described procedures via an electrochemical anodization method [11].
Porous anodic aluminum oxide: anodization and templated synthesis of functional nanostructures.
In anodization process, the current flows through an electrolyte in which aluminium sheet is used as anode.