Anodised Aluminium: Making Metallic Products Stronger and More Durable


When someone says aluminium, the first thing to usually come in mind is the foil you use to wrap leftovers. The truth is that aluminium is in more objects you use every day than the ones you already know—cans, vehicles, lipstick sleeves, jewellery, to name a few—and for good reason. Aluminium is the second-most abundant metallic element on Earth, right next to silicone, which by the way is an even less familiar element despite its abundance.

Aluminium is known for its shiny surface and resistance to rusting. The only time aluminium changes its appearance and properties is when it’s alloyed, cladded, or galvanized with other metals. There is, however, another way to improve aluminium’s properties and usefulness in various applications—anodisation. Anodised aluminium is known to last longer and to produce better decorative finishes.
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Industrial Metal Finishing: Making Metal Look Better and More Durable


Metal finishing helps smoothen and clean surfaces to create a glossy, textured or matte product. A number of modifications are also available such as colour applications, custom metal plating, glass beading and various metal polishing methods. This ensures that the end product is of high quality and has an enhanced appearance.

There are a number of ways for quality metal finishing to be achieved, such as anodising, gold plating, silver plating and electroplating, to name a few. The most common method of all of these is electroplating, which is the process of applying one or multiple layers of metal to a part.
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