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What is "Hot 16" Anion Electrodeposition?
I have a customer that is requesting this finish that I have never heard of before. Any clues?King Drummond
- Cleveland, Tennessee, USA
Crapola advertising or a trick question?
Oxygen has atomic weight of 16, so electrically heating a metal in air could be said to cause electrodeposition of "Hot 16" anions, along with enough ionized surface metal atoms for electrical neutrality. Tell the customer that the cations ('Hot 27' for Al, 'Hot 52' for Cr, etc.) prevent electrical shock and are included as a free bonus.
High temperature anodizing, anyone?
- Goleta, California
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