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Old 11th June 2004, 03:38 PM   #1
ericpeters is offline ericpeters  Netherlands
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Smile Anodising aluminium

Anyone who wants an devorative anodised finish for his products can do this himself. (Altough not so easy)

I found following page and thought it might interest some of you:

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Old 11th June 2004, 05:08 PM   #2
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Great link!

I've been meaning to try this for a long time, but i've never gotten around to it. Maybe if i can get hold of the chemicals involved i'll give it a shot.

I have some big heatsinks for a future amp, wonder what color they'd look good in...

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Old 11th June 2004, 05:20 PM   #3
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, wonder what color they'd look good in
You could colour them any way you want. But Black would give you the lowest thermal resistance . If your sink ( in stock finish) is much bigger than required , you could possibly colour it anyway you want.
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Old 11th June 2004, 10:44 PM   #4
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You must be a real hardcore DIY to invest in such a hassle or have a lot of parts to be anodised. For the regular DIY it is more convenient AND cheaper to leave the anodising to a professional anodising company.

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