Anodizing aluminum has become the common practice for application in many industries like Furniture, Architectural and Structural categories, Residential and Commercial building products, Appliances, Artwork and jewelry, Equipment for food preparation, Boats and Sporting goods and Components of motor vehicles.
There are three types of anodizing: type 1, 11 and 111.
Type 1 has since become obsolete because of the use of the non-environmental friendly chromium acid. Type 11 and 111, sulfuric and hard coat anodizing are presently the acceptable and popular ones today. To complete the anodizing processes, you must carefully adhere to specifications and directions to avoid anodizing defects that can make a mockery of your efforts.
Therefore, you can outsource your anodizing project, or you can set up an anodizing plant and carry out the processes yourself.