Definition of Alclad in English:

Alclad

Line breaks: Al¦clad
Pronunciation: /ˈalklad
 
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noun

[mass noun] trademark
  • A composite material consisting of sheets of aluminium alloy coated with pure aluminium or a different alloy to increase corrosion resistance.
    More 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(uminium) + clad2.

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