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RFQ: I need a 1" x 2" x 3" piece of 6061 aluminum to be copper colored. Need pricing for 4 prototypes. If approved the order will be 500 pieces.


Derek Smith
- Phoenix, Arizona
March 23, 2023
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A. Hi Derek.
Some lost motion can be saved by trying to describe what it's for ... anodizing with copper colored dye may or may not be okay for your needs, copper plating of the aluminum may or may not meet your needs, even copper-tone painting or powder coating might or might not do it. Thanks.
Luck & Regards,

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Q. This will be used as a tap handle on top of a beer faucet. There will also be words engraved on one side.

Derek Smith
- Phoenix, Arizona
March 27, 2023

A. Zincate, copper electroplate, then clear powder coat. This will withstand the frequent hand cranks.

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Robert H Probert Technical Services
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