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zinc chromate Line breaks: zinc chro|mate

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Definition of zinc chromate in English:


[mass noun]
A toxic yellow insoluble powder, used as a pigment.
  • Chemical formula: ZnCrO4
Example sentences
  • These products are mainly yellow zinc chromate primers but some products may also have contained Iron Oxide.
  • The damage to the lower aft cargo compartment has been cleaned, inspected and zinc chromate has been applied.
  • In general, the military services approve systems involving a conversion coating, one or two coats of zinc chromate primer, and one or two coats of high-quality organic coating.
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