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KevinB
KevinB
Amateur Metal Finisher
Last Activity: 09-22-2020, 07:59 AM
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  • 100% agree. Aluminum oxide is too hard to be useful on parts that will bend and/or flex to a large degree.

    I doubt that any 2 pieces anodized at the same time and close to each other would ever "bond". Reason being is that the anodic coating grows from the aluminum substrate and...
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    Last edited by KevinB; 09-21-2020, 12:11 PM.

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    replied to My first piece to anodize.
    This is actually a common misstatement I have see throughout the industry over the years.

    Al in the bath actually impedes conductivity when it's in solution. Conductivity in solution is done though electrolysis. Unlike in solid materials where the electron jumps from atom to atom to form...
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    Last edited by KevinB; 09-21-2020, 06:52 PM.

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    replied to My first piece to anodize.
    I'll admit, I didn't read your entire post (way too busy right now), but I did see this...

    It says to turn on the unit, then set the Amps with the + and - wires coming from the unit attached to each other

    Connecting the power supplies + and - together is not something you should...
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