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anodize

[′an·ə‚dīz]
(metallurgy)
To form a decorative or protective passive film on a metal part by making it the anode of a cell and applying electric current.

anodize

To provide a hard, noncorrosive, electrolytic, oxide film on the surface of a metal, particularly aluminum, by electrolytic action.
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Although designed for exterior applications, Series 61 Anodized Effect powder coatings is also suitable for interior applications such as office and residential furniture, balustrades, door hardware, light fixtures, store fixtures, sporting goods, gaming machines as well as other industrial applications where an outdoor durability can be combined with a decorative anodizing appearance.
Today, Anomatic's state of the art facilities in Ohio, Connecticut and Suzhou, China offer expertise in product design, metal forming, anodizing, decorating and assembly.
After anodizing titanium plates by applying the chosen parameters, the oxide appears violet.
The METALAST process control computer implements alloy or part-specific recipes to control the pulsed electrical output to the parts in the anodizing bath.
ANOFOL, a business unit of STEINERT, specializes in slitting, anodizing and winding aluminium strip to produce electromagnetic coils.
Typically, hard-coat anodizing produces, thickens and toughens aluminum's surface oxides.
Specialists in advanced processes for coating, plating, polishing, passivation and anodizing of all types, The Electrolizing Corporation of OHIO has developed and refined a number of chrome coating methods for different applications.
New anodizing process regarded as more environmentally friendly with improved consistency characteristics
5 micron) Lumiclad finish is tightly adherent to the aluminum substrate with no ruboff, serving as a suitable alternative to black anodizing for many types of industrial tooling and machine components, large and small.
Anomatic's highly automated anodizing process gives each part a flawless surface.
BURBANK - Firefighters late Sunday gained the upper hand on a three-alarm blaze that severely damaged a Burbank metal anodizing plant that reportedly housed toxic chemicals.
In addition to its core anodizing services, the company provides value-added ancillary services such as metal stamping, decorating and assembly to meet the worldwide needs of its customers.