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The Surface Treatment and Finishing of Aluminum and its Alloys

Illustrated are the 4th Edition, 5th Edition, and vol. 1 of the 6th edition.
A Review by Ted Mooney:

The most exhaustive treatment of anodizing and other aluminum surface treatments that most of us know of. The "bible" of anodizing. The 661 pages of Vol. 1 cover the properties of aluminum & its oxide films and its corrosion & protection; mechanical prep, cleaning, bright dipping and electropolishing, etching, conversion coatings, and anodizing for decorative, protective, and architectural uses. Includes more than 300 references.

The 612 pages of Vol. 2 address hard anodizing, dyeing, sealing, and the properties and testing of anodized aluminum, as well as four chapters on plating on aluminum, and extensive coverage of organic finishing and vitreous enameling. (
5th edition reviewed
).

ISBN

Edition

Pub. year

Authors

Publisher

0904477231

6th

2001

Sheasby & Pinner

Finishing Publications / ASM

0904477096

5th

1987

Wernick, Pinner, & Sheasby

Finishing Publications / ASM

0852180411

4th

1972

Wernick & Pinner

Robert Draper Ltd.

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