Rachel Wallstrom

Senior at Stanford University studying Mechanical Engineering with a focus in Product Realization.

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Conversion Coatings: The Benefits of Passivation, Black Oxide, Alodine, and Anodizing

The Second Law of Thermodynamics declares that everything tends to move into a state of disorder. We all know what happens when metal is exposed to the elements: deterioration. When designing and creating your products, the last thing you want to discover is a layer of deteriorated metal in the form of oxidation, corrosion, or rust.  Although […]