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.

Kyzen, CJI Host 'Clean and Green' Seminar June 13-14

The two firms will be offering two days of training, with several technical sessions and hands-on testing throughout the day. The training is free, but space is limited.

Gardner Business Index: March 2017 — 55.5

Industries across the board demonstrate strong growth.
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.