Anodizing

Anodizing is an electrochemical process that forms a durable oxide coating on aluminum. The anodic coating is part of the metal but has a porous structure that allows secondary infusion, such as coloring.

anodizing benefits
Benefits of an anodized finish include
  • Increased Durability
  • Pleasing appearance
  • No Chipping, Peeling, or Flaking
  • No Fingerprints
Anodize Code Designations (Aluminum Association Standards)
Brite Dip 205 Minimum Minimum coating thickness .15/mils
Acid Etch 200 R1 Minimum Coating thickness .15/mils
Brushed Nickel 214 R5 Minimum Coating thickness .70/mils
Black Anodizing 215 R5 Brite Dip or Etch Minimum Coating thickness .90/mils
anodizing

20’ Anodizing Line

Anodizing Tank Size and Finishes

Brite Dip finishes:

  • Can be anodized up to 16 ft.

Acid Etch Finishes:

  • Solid Extrusion Shapes can be anodized to 20 ft.
  • Hollow Extrusion Shapes can be anodized to 18 ft.

Briteline has many racking options.  It is important to discuss your precise requirements for “good metal” and rack mark areas with your Briteline Sales Representative.