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Change aluminum surface look
What acid or other agent do I put on aluminum to give it a rust appearance?
Walter E. Belt, Jr.
Retired - Flatonia, Texas., USA
Aluminum doesn't rust and can't be made to rust, Mr. Belt. A rust-colored paint or tint is your only option. I have seen in the home decorating magazines that the paint manufacturers are offering all sorts of rust colored and patina colored paints though.
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Pine Beach, New Jersey
Striving to live "Aloha"
I need an inexpensive rust look for aluminum sheet also. Preferably in a powder coat or urethane paint.
custom metal fabrication - Powder Springs, Georgia
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