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- v. Present participle of passivate.
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Hoerni developed a new manufacturing process which relied heavily on the masking and passivating properties of sillicon oxide.
Hexavalent chromium is a standard passivating chemical for zinc and zinc-alloy plated parts, and zinc galvanized steel.
As metallurgists know, forging a sheet of decent stainless steel involves cold rolling, annealing, pickling, passivating and then feeding the product through polished rollers.
This was due to the excellent electronic properties of the interface between the semiconductor silicon and its insulating and passivating oxide.
Able provides electropolishing, passivating, and other metal finishing services from our state of the art 40,000 square foot facility.
“They must have had a passivating process to make magnesium metal resist acid that way, and the alloy must have been at least 95 per cent magnesium.