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Titanium Dioxide - "Hartematal"

Titanium Dioxide - "Hartematal"

Titanium Dioxide - "Hartematal"

I am searching for a process in the USA for coating aluminum analogous to a process available in Switzerland called "Hartematal".  The process creates a very thin, very hard, and very wear resistant coating of titanium dioxide on the surface.  A web search has only turned up a document from a German company who use the process for their solenoid valves.    Any assistance is greatly appreciated!

RE: Titanium Dioxide - "Hartematal"

Plasma electrolytic oxidation

KEPLA-COAT® for aluminium and titanium alloys, MAGOXID-COAT® for magnesium  [probably the German company referred to]  

Microplasmic Process (MPP) coats aluminum, magnesium, tantalum, titanium, zirconium  and their alloys. http://www.microplasmic.com/

"Keronite’s plasma electrolytic oxidation process transforms the surface of aluminum alloys into a complex ceramic matrix..."  

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