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Plating Aluminum on ERW Pipe
Which plating company has expertise in plating aluminum onto steel products?
Ask an Expert Published: 8/1/2014
Galvanization in the Caustic Etch Bath
What is the maximum zinc level allowed in a caustic etch bath?
Ask an Expert Published: 8/1/2014
Poor Anodic Coating Quality on Alloy 5083
Why is alloy 5803 not dyeing properly in the anodizing bath?
Ask an Expert Published: 8/1/2014
Measuring the Color of Anodized Coatings with a Colorimeter
Is there a set standard in the anodizing industry for measuring and matching colors?
Ask an Expert Published: 8/1/2014
Adhesion of Applied Organic Coatings
Our expert addresses an amalgamation of many different questions from folks who are baffled and frustrated by this adhesion problem on their anodized parts.
Ask an Expert Published: 5/8/2014
Appearance of Clear Anodized Coatings on 6061 Alloy
How do you achieve clear anodizing that is bright and clear?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/20/2014
Protection from Laser Marking on Aerospace Parts
We have a number of aluminum alloy aerospace products that are finished using either chemical film (MIL-C-5541) or anodizing in accordance with MIL-A-8625. Do we need to touch up the areas where laser markings have been placed in order to preserve t...
Ask an Expert Published: 10/25/2013
Pitting on 7000 Series Al Alloy
In the last year, we’ve had a string of anodized parts come back from the finisher that are “pitted.”
Ask an Expert Published: 7/26/2013
Black, Pitted Areas on Anodized Parts
We anodize aluminum cookware and have recently been getting parts with black pits scattered all over them. What is this and how might it be happening?
Ask an Expert Published: 5/6/2013
Pink Coating on BSA Parts
I understand that iron and poor current can cause a pink coating on boric-sulfuric anodized (BSA) parts. What levels of iron are permissible before reaching the pink-colored coating? Are there any other things we could be missing?
Ask an Expert Published: 2/7/2013

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