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Aluminum Oxide

Last updated: February 14, 2020

What Does Aluminum Oxide Mean?

Aluminum oxide is a solid crystalline powder and a compound formed from oxygen and aluminum. Aluminum oxide is the key property that generates aluminum's high rate of corrosion resistance.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Aluminum Oxide

Aluminum oxide is formed on aluminum metal material that has been exposed to air. It forms a thin protective layer on the aluminum surface, to which it closely adheres. This prevents further penetration of other oxides and corrosion-causing elements.

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