, Volume 54, Issue 5, pp 378–383

Microarc oxidation of light alloys


DOI: 10.1007/s11015-010-9309-y

Cite this article as:
Rakoch, A.G. & Bardin, I.V. Metallurgist (2010) 54: 378. doi:10.1007/s11015-010-9309-y

This article presents some historical background on the invention of the method of the microarc oxidation of materials, its advantages over other methods of forming protective coatings, and the main principles underlying the mechanism of this process.

Key words

anodizing microarc oxidation light alloys multifunctional coatings 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of the Protection of Metals and Surface TechnologiesNational Research Technological University – Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (NITU MISiS)MoscowRussia

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