Magenta Shade for Anodized Aluminum Is Free of Heavy Metals
Clariant’s Sanodye Magenta LF combines red with a touch blue in a non-bleeding, single-dye formulation that is also heavy-metal free.
Clariant has introduced a durable magenta shade for coloring anodized aluminum. Sanodye Magenta LF combines red with a touch blue in a non-bleeding, single-dye formulation that is also heavy-metal free.According to the company, the product offers a unique level of light and weather fastness for indoor and outdoor applications, and its single-dye formulation provides uniform, high reproducibility, which allows it to achieve a precise shade for color-matching packaging, such as for cosmetics. Besides color consistency, single dyes also are easier to handle than blends, Clariant says. Sanodye Magenta LF shows good dye bath stability and enables a stable dyeing process.
The following anodizing process overviews are provided as a means of introduction to aerospace anodizing
How it’s produced, NSS testing and how to get the best results possible.
This important first step can help prepare the metal for subsequent surface finishing.