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Enamel may refer to Tooth enamel, the hard mineralized surface of teeth or the vitreous enamel, a smooth, durable coating made of melted and fused glass powder.
In an industrial or industry context, "enamel" refers to a type of coating material that is made by fusing glass particles onto a metal or ceramic surface. It is used for a variety of purposes including protection against corrosion, decoration, and insulation.
Examples of industrial uses for enamel:
- Protective coatings for metal products (e.g. pipes, appliances, automotive parts)
- Decorative finishes for ceramics and glassware
- Insulation for electrical components and machinery
- Interior and exterior wall coatings in construction
- Decorative finishes for furniture and home goods.