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Metals; Aluminum

Aluminum oxide produced from bauxite by a complicated chemical process. It is a white powdery material that looks like granulated sugar. Alumina is an intermediate step in the production of aluminum ...


Metals; Aluminum

A silver-white soft metal, noted for its lightness, high reflectivity, high thermal conductivity, nontoxicity, and corrosion resistance. It is the most abundant metallic element, comprising about ...

aluminum oxide

Metals; Aluminum

A chemical compound of aluminum with oxygen, which forms immediately on an unprotected aluminum surface exposed to air. Unlike iron oxide (the rust which forms on steel) aluminum oxide does not flake ...


Metals; Aluminum

Conformity to, or deviation from, specified angular dimensions in the cross section of a shape or bar.


Metals; Aluminum

A thermal treatment to soften metal by removal of stress resulting from cold working or by coalescing precipitates from solid solution.


Metals; Aluminum

1. containing alum or aluminum 2. Similar: metal; metallic (containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal)

extruded tube

Metals; Aluminum

A tube formed by hot extruding.

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