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Alclad

Syllabification: Al·clad
Pronunciation: /ˈalklad
 
/

Definition of Alclad in English:

noun

( trademark in the UK)
A composite material consisting of sheets of aluminum alloy coated with pure aluminum or a different alloy to increase corrosion resistance.
Example sentences
  • The Curtiss P - 36A was to be built entirely out of metal with a cantilever multi-Spar wing that was skinned with 24ST Alclad.
  • There have been some reports of Alclad taking a few days to dry when sprayed over their gloss black base.
  • Below, you'll also find images of some models finished in Alclad, and the results are quite stunning!

Origin

1920s: from al(uminum) + clad1.

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