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Method of producing adherent metal oxide coatings on metallic surfaces

United States Patent

December 25, 2001
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Provided is a process of producing an adherent synthetic corrosion product (sludge) coating on metallic surfaces. The method involves a chemical reaction between a dry solid powder mixture of at least one reactive metal oxide with orthophosphoric acid to produce a coating in which the particles are bound together and the matrix is adherent to the metallic surface.
Lane; Michael H. (Clifton Park, NY), Varrin, Jr.; Robert D. (McLean, VA)
The United States of America as represented by the Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
09/ 471,115
December 23, 1999
This application contains subject matter relating to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC12-76SN00052.