How-To Geek

How Aluminum Anodizing Works [Video]

Whether we’re talking about a pricey iPod or a cheap carabiner to hold your keys, anodized metals are all around us. Check out this video to see how the process actually works.

Courtesy of Bill Hammack, the Engineer Guy, another great video detailing the processes behind products we take for granted. In this installment we learn more about the process of anodizing metals.

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Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/30/12

Comments (2)

  1. Brett

    Fascinating. I loved it. Do more stuff like this. :)

  2. Lyle

    Great Video! Need more like it.

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