An electrochemical process that converts the metal surface into a decorative, durable, corrosion-resistant, anodic oxide finish.
Anodize per MIL-A-8625F
Type II, Class 1
Type II, Class 2 (Black)
A protective surface layer on a metal that is created by chemical reaction between the metal and a chemical solution.
Conversion Coating per MIL-DTL-5541
Type I, Class 1A
Type I, Class 3
A light coat of a protective material, such as metal oxide, to create a shell against corrosion.
Passivation per AMS 2700
Method 1, Type 2
Method 1, Type 8