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topic 17277

Coloring aluminium


2002

hi,

i am a manufacturer of aluminium products.

i melt the aluminium...what should I add to change the color of aluminium....

or what is method to change the color of aluminium...

specially with the reaction of acids...

Thanks

muhammad idrees aziz
- lahore,punjab,pakistan


2002

I've never heard of adding anything to aluminum at the melting stage to change its color. I believe that what you want to do is anodize and dye the aluminum. Read up about anodizing of aluminum. Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com Teds signature
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