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Barium Chromate

Last updated: January 11, 2019

What Does Barium Chromate Mean?

Barium chromate is an oxidizing chemical compound composed of the elements barium and chromium. It produces a green flame when heated and is a primary component in several anti-corrosion substances used to remediate galvanic corrosion.


Corrosionpedia Explains Barium Chromate

Barium chromate is an anti-corrosive jointing compound that inhibits electrolytic corrosion between dissimilar metals. It is often used in the aerospace industry, has low solubility in water and will not erode over time.


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