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chromium dioxide

a strongly magnetic, black, semiconducting substance, CrO 2 , used as the active material in a type of recording tape. Unabridged
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  • The vendor shall use chromium dioxide as the active recording element in the cartridges.
  • DuPont made other products on the site including chromium dioxide, which is still produced today.
  • When magnetic tape is used for long-term storage, chromium dioxide or evaporated metal tapes are recommended.
British Dictionary definitions for chromium dioxide

chromium dioxide

a chemical compound used as a magnetic coating on cassette tapes; chromium(IV) oxide. Formula: CrO2 Also called (not in technical usage) chrome dioxide
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