Luciano & Son Machine Shop offers both Type II and III Anodization for various grades of aluminum.

Anodize (Type II Sulfuric Acid)

Anodizing aluminum improves and enhances:

  • Wear Resistance
  • Lubricity
  • Dielectric Properties
  • Heat Dissipation
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Bonding
  • Aesthetics
Hard Anodized (TYPE III Sulfuric Acid)

Aluminum Hard Anodized is similar to TYPE II anodize. During the anodizing process, an anodic film is formed by converting the surface into aluminum oxide. The aluminum oxide is uniform, denser and much harder than natural oxidation. Benefits of Hard Coat Anodized Aluminum are:

  • Corrosion resistance
  • Aesthetics
  • Dielectric properties
  • Improve lubrication
  • Increase wear resistance
  • Increased abrasion resistance
  • Lightweight
  • Flame resistance

Hard Anodize Coating will affect the final dimensions of your product. 50-percent of the anodize coating penetrates into the surface of the metal and 50-percent of the coating builds up on the metal surface. The final dimension is determined by the thickness of the coating. The typical thickness that is required for hard coat anodizing is .002 and controlled with great accuracy. In hard coat anodizing, if aluminum not dyed (Class 1), the color of aluminum will change depending on alloy and thickness of the coat. If dyed (Class 2), black is the color most commonly used. Other colors also available.

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