Aluminum oxide is the third hardest element known. Anodizing embodies the natural-occurring property into aluminum. The harder surface on the aluminum, after the anodizing process, has proven to have a variety of useful applications.
Seals the part against corrosion.
Insulates the surface against electrical current.
Provides an extremely durable colored surface; will not chip or peel.
Holds consistent color.
An excellent “primer” for the customer who requires their parts to be further treated, i.e. painting, e-coating.
Abrasion Resistance (Hard Coat)
Forms an extremely hard surface. Can be used as an alternative for stainless steel or chromium plating.