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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 a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). 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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