aluminium anodising

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How to perform Aluminium Anodising at Home

Planning on performing some aluminium anodising at home? Here is how:

Before you start:

-Finish your piece properly. Anodizing will not cover up imperfections. Clean and smooth all surfaces. Ideally prepare with caustic soda solution until it is peroperly greyed.

-Cover working area with something disposable in case of spillage. Keep a bucket of alkali handy to neutralise the acid should an emergency occur.

-Make sure you adhere to proper safety protocols – safety glasses, overcoat, gloves, etc. Be safe!

-Allow only lead or aluminium to be suspended in the acid solution!

Ready to go?

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