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pas·si·vate

(pas'i-vāt),
To render less activated, so as to diminish the activation of cells or cell surfaces.
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To solve this problem and reduce the number of traps, the crystal surface must be passivated.
After light soaking, the passivated solar cell did not degrade, thus demonstrating that the cell is stable and not susceptible to LID.
The WIN resistor overcomes the moisture vulnerability problems of nichrome and passivated nichrome film technologies.
The tanks can include agitators, heating jackets or coils, insulation, thermowells, sanitary finish, passivated surfaces and special coatings or tank liners.
These tanks can include agitators, heating jackets or coils, insulation, thermowells, passivated surfaces and special coatings or tank liners.
insert (3-jaw) type shaft couplings made of 316 stainless steel with passivated finish are also offered with a choice of oil-impregnated Bost-Bronz, oil-resistant synthetic rubber or polyurethane inserts.
A passivated Inertium-coated stainless steel permeation chamber houses the permeation device(s), with measured inert carrier gas sweeping the calibration gas/ vapor from the chamber.
There are two environmental effects which destabilize the passivated layer and allow corrosion to proceed.
Said to be an ideal fit for waterborne industrial coatings, Benda-Lutz Aquaral is a series of VOC-free, passivated aluminum dispersions that provide excellent opacity and metallic effect for environmentally-friendly coatings.
Tests were made in the solution simulating human blood on samples that were electrolytically polished and polished and then chemically passivated. Exemplary anodic polarisation curves were presented, as well as curves showing the relation between polarisation resistance as the function of strain applied in wire drawing process.
Available with 3-14 inches flanges, the heaters come in various sheath materials, including 316 passivated SS, steel, copper, and Incoloy 840.
Corrosion resistance of passivated stent is mainly due to passive film of [Cr.sub.2][O.sub.3] on outer surface.