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7 Things You Need to Know About Anodizing Aluminum

7 Things You Need to Know About Anodizing Aluminum

Anodizing is a method for changing the surface chemistry of metals and other substrates. It protects against corrosion, enhances aesthetic qualities, resists scratching and is one of the most durable surface finishes available. Let’s take aluminum as an example to see how this process cleverly exploits oxidation for a result that’s both decorative and functional.

The Top 5 Passivation Techniques

The Top 5 Passivation Techniques

  What does passivation mean? It means to alter the chemical structure of a metal at or just below the surface, so that it’s more stable and doesn’t want to react with other elements in an undesirable way. There are several different manufacturing...
Kang Ding Sponsors Robotic Race

Kang Ding Sponsors Robotic Race

The first ever Cybathlon Competition will take place in Switzerland this October 2016. The international competition is for disabled athletes using exoskeletons and other wearable robotic devices. Teams from universities and corporations all over...