Electronics Forum | Fri Jan 24 15:02:18 EST 2003 | cyber_wolf
Clear anodizing is anodizing solution that does not have any dye added to it.
Electronics Forum | Fri Jan 24 14:44:42 EST 2003 | davef
What is "clear anodizing"? Regular anodizing is an aluminum oxide ceramic on the surface of the aluminum. For soup to nuts on removing regular aluminum anodizing, look here: http://www.finishing.com/4800-4999/4884.html
Electronics Forum | Fri Jan 24 12:26:42 EST 2003 | cyber_wolf
I know that this is not really SMT related, but does anyone have any knowledge of any process for removing clear anodizing from aluminum ? I am trying to find a way of removing the anodizing without dissolving any of the aluminum. Thanks
Electronics Forum | Fri Jan 24 15:05:27 EST 2003 | gregp
Removing anodize can be done by just about anyone who does anodizing. Check your local metal finishing facilities and speak to someone who will guarantee no loss of material if that is what is important.
Electronics Forum | Wed Feb 13 05:56:55 EST 2008 | johnlee9210
Our front panels (where the controls show) for our assembled amplifiers are anodized and we make sure that it is free from oils or other stains prior packing the whole assembled unit. We just use damp cloth in cleaning and sometimes flux remover for
Electronics Forum | Mon Sep 18 20:54:22 EDT 2000 | Dave F
Periodically, our operators insert PTH LEDs on boards incorrectly, because of an apparent lack of standardization in the way various manufacturers package LEDs. For instance, for alternate parts some manufacturers make: * Cathode leads long, some ma
Electronics Forum | Sun Nov 23 22:04:52 EST 2003 | Dean
What is it your looking for? New tips, anodizing or what? Please explain.
Electronics Forum | Fri Jan 24 19:01:31 EST 2003 | MA/NY DDave
Hi It was a good answer that you should talk to a Metal Finisher specializing in Anodizing. They should be able to reduce your loss in base Aluminum. You are going to lose some Aluminum. Metals Handbooks has some articles on these processes. Try fi
Electronics Forum | Wed May 09 11:13:58 EDT 2001 | davef
Hold it!!! Call Bob over at Tri-Metal Fabricators and ask him to make you one for about 10% of the price a fine OEM would charge. Might not a a fancy anodized finish, but at the end of the day, it'll hold yer trays just fine.
Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 27 06:35:33 EDT 1999 | Dan
Using moss fets attached to sub heatsink and hard coat anodizing sub heatsink at higher cost and erratic performance. Looking for thermal tape, insulator to replace hard coat that will prevent shorting.