Date of Award

5-6-1950

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Dr. J. G. Gruenfelder

Second Advisor

Curtis L. Graverson

Abstract

The process of cleaning and pickling the surfaces of steel objects by electrolytic methods has been known and applied since about 1920; the fact that under certain con­ditions these surfaces acquired a brilliant luster was noted as early as 1928.