Aluminum Finishes 3
2. Anodized Finish
, is an
processused to increase the thickness of the natural
layer on thesurface of metal parts.
A - History:
Anodizing was first used on an industrial scale in 1923 to protect Duraluminseaplane parts from corrosion. This early
process was calledBengough-Stuart process.
In 1927 Gower and O’Brien patented the first
anodizing process.This remain the most common anodizing electrolyte.
anodizing follows in was patented in Japan in 1923 and laterwidely use in Germany, particularly for architectural applications.
Anodized aluminum extrusion was popular architetural material in the 1960sand 1970s, but has since been displaced by cheaper plastics andpowdercoating.