anodizing


anodizing
The electrolytic depositionThe process of forming a solid from a gas. of a metalAn element characterized by a glossy surface, high thermal and electrical conductivity, malleability, and ductility. oxide film to serve as a protective or decorative layer; the object to be coated is made the anodeThe electrode in an electrochemical cell where oxidation occurs. The positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube. in an electrolytic cellAn electrochemical cell used to drive a reaction that would otherwise be non-spontaneous (reactant-favored). and its surface is oxidized.