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Want Anodized Surface Matte or Dull
Q. We are looking to make the anodized surface dull or matte without changing the dimensions of the part. We would like an alternative to caustic as the pretreatment. Must work for clear and black anodize and all alloys.
Mr. Tim Neth
- Amherst, New York
You might try bead-blasting or an alternate mechanical surfacing method before anodizing.
- Santa Cruz, California, USA
Even though its a little labor intensive, try glass bead blasting ... just make sure its done very evenly.
anodizer - Idaho
We tumble cosmetic aluminum parts before plating to achieve a matte vs. shiny finish.
- San Jose, California, USA
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