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Specular aluminum



2002

Dear sir,

We are manufacturing of teams of fluorescent illumination, and we want develop the related with aluminum specular anodized for downlights compact fluorescent . If you can guide us we would thank it very much, I understand it exists several techniques and systems.

Goodbye and sincerely to you,

IGNACIO ROSALES SCHNEIDER
- SANTIAGO, CHILE


2002

Yes, there are several ways. Probably the most common approach for aluminum reflectors is to "bright dip" them in a hot mixture of nitric and phosphoric acid after buffing and before anodizing. It's nasty stuff to work with, being both highly corrosive and quite noxious.

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