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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.
finishing.com - 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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