Resources

Need More Information About Anodizing?

We often receive many questions related to anodizing and some of the challenges associated with the process. In an effort to set proper expectations of what anodizing can do, and cannot do, we offer the following excellent resources for you:

Alpha's Processes and Specifications


Understanding and Specifying Anodizing

What Every Manufacturer Needs To Know, by Joseph Osborn, OMW Corporation, 2014

Anodizing is perhaps the most common specified finish for aluminum components. There are many benefits and advantages to anodizing, but there also some critical factors for manufacturers to know about the process.

Hardcoat Anodizing Presentation

Alpha Metal Finishing provided a hardcoat anodizing lunch and learn presentation in May 2014. Special thanks to Rob Pawson from Reliant Aluminum Products for assisting us.

What is Anodizing?

Aluminum Anodizers CouncilIn depth information provided by the Aluminum Anodizers Council. Provides applications for anodizing, benefits, alloys suitable for anodizing, anodic coating designations, environmental information, and much more!

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