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Published: 8/1/2008

Anodizing Fundamentals
Question: I have just started my enterprise and couldn’t find any information on anodizing using a high start-up amperage versus a more slow and even increase of amperage within the first seconds of having the load in the tank.

Published: 5/1/2008

ONGOING DISCUSSION OF DI WATER QUALITY
Question: In an article that you wrote in the Aluminum Anodizing Clinic regarding the quality of deionized water, you said that high-quality DI water is very important in the anodizing bath.

Published: 2/1/2008

Duplex Sealing With Nickel Acetate and Di Water
Question: In past Anodizing Clinics you have talked about duplex sealing using, first, a relatively concentrated (3–5% by weight) nickel acetate bath followed by sealing in deionized water as a good way to seal dyed anodic coatings.

Published: 2/1/2008

Oxalic Acid Anodizing—the Basics
What are the general processing conditions for oxalic acid anodizing? Are they essentially the same as for sulfuric acid? Can titanium racks be used successfully in this process?

Published: 2/1/2008

Oxalic Acid Anodizing—the Basics
Question:  What are the general processing conditions for oxalic acid anodizing?

Published: 11/1/2007

Color Uniformity
Question: We manufacture flag poles, some of which get anodized clear and bronze.

Published: 11/1/2007

Hardcoat Coating thickness Consistency and Uniformity
My question is, is it possible for the parts to be anodized to more precision than 0.0004–0.0008 inches? What is the Martin process, and who does it?

Published: 11/1/2007

Processing Conditions for Anodized and Black Dyed parts
Question: I am curious to know if there is any information on light-fastness of black dyed hardcoat vs. the concentration, time and/or temperature of the nickel acetate seal.

Published: 8/1/2007

Current Density Revisited
Question: Anodizers constantly raise the question of anodizing (sulfuric acid) by current density vs. voltage.

Published: 5/1/2007

“Chasing” The Finish
Question: Our company does all types of metal spinning.