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Aluminum Aerospace Coating May Replace Toxic Chromates
11/15/2012

A materials engineering research team at the University of Nevada, Reno has developed an environmentally friendly, self-healing coating for aluminum that could replace toxic chromates.   (Source: University of Nevada, Reno/Mike Wolterbeek)
A materials engineering research team at the University of Nevada, Reno has developed an environmentally friendly, self-healing coating for aluminum that could replace toxic chromates.
(Source: University of Nevada, Reno/Mike Wolterbeek)

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Rob Spiegel
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Nice development
Rob Spiegel   11/15/2012 8:08:54 PM
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Good story, Ann. It's good to see an environmentally friendly substance to replace the toxic coating. I also liked the "cool video."

Charles Murray
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Cost?
Charles Murray   11/15/2012 6:00:35 PM
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Ann, any idea how this coating would compare, cost-wise?

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