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Anodizing process

Tube and Pipe Fabrication | Articles | The Tube & Pipe Journal

Top five questions about anodizing architectural tube

July 10, 2007 | By Tammy Schroeder

Anodizing combines with nature to create one of the world's best metal finishes. It is the process of electrochemically controlling, accelerating, and enhancing oxidation of an aluminum tube, creating a durable, scratch-resistant coating on the surface comparable to a sapphire. Architectural anodize finishes are limited to certain colors, and it is impossible to produce a perfect color match. Perform as much bending and forming as possible before finishing.

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