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Coating aluminum onto steel



I have a steel gas tank that I would like to look aluminum. can I get it plated with aluminum?

Quincy Bright
Black Couch Design Group - Manhattan, New York


Probably not. Although it is not impossible to plate aluminum [Alumiplate does it], it is a very specialized process that is probably inappropriate for a one-off consumer item. Find a paint that you like.

Ted Mooney, Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Pine Beach, New Jersey
Striving to live "Aloha"


Hello, thanks for the get back. What can I do to get it to look like aluminum? Is there a satin chrome plating?

Quincy B
Black Couch Design Group - Manhattan

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