Anodizing

Anodizing

Anodizing is a conversion of the aluminum surface to a thicker, corrosion-resistant aluminum oxide. This site-within-a-site covers everything from chromic and sulfuric acid anodizing to hard coat anodizing articles, suppliers and products. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in innovations from world-class suppliers.

Linetec Honors Mark Hall for 50 Years of Service

In 1967, Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as governor of California, the Beatles released Magical Mystery Tour album and Hall began his career with what would become Linetec.

Greatness Begins with a V1 Moment

With commitment and courage, success is pinned to taking risks.
Experts

How to Carefully Maintain Your Alkaline Etching Bath

Q. What should be the maximum aluminum content in an alkaline etching bath to avoid galvanized appearance (spangling) when preparing 6063 T6 extrusions for Type II anodizing?
Experts

What to Consider When Applying a Classic Black Finish

Q. What are the best options for a durable black finish? Uyemura's Rich DePoto answers that question.
Featured Video

2017 Finishing Industry Economic Forecast

What the team at Gardner Business Intelligence sees ahead for the industrial finishing industry in 2017.
INNOVATIONS

Production Plus Racking Solutions Increase Line Density to Boost Efficiency

The company works closely with customers to develop hanging/holding solutions for a variety of products.

Modular Ball Valve Designed with Smart Controls

The product features smart automation of production processes with position feedback.