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A composite material consisting of sheets of aluminum alloy coated with pure aluminum or a different alloy to increase corrosion resistance.
- ‘Below, you'll also find images of some models finished in Alclad, and the results are quite stunning!’
- ‘It has a chrome look that is far superior to Alclad, but not quite as good as MirraChrome.’
- ‘You just can't beat the solvent action of the Alclad welding itself to the lacquer primer, which in turn, has welded itself to the bare plastic.’
- ‘There have been some reports of Alclad taking a few days to dry when sprayed over their gloss black base.’
- ‘The Curtiss P - 36A was to be built entirely out of metal with a cantilever multi-Spar wing that was skinned with 24ST Alclad.’
1920s: from al(uminium) + clad.
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