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Partial anodizing / anodizing

The positive pole of an anode in an electrolyte is called the anode in electroplating. The term anodizing stands for a group of coating processes that create an oxide layer on metallic materials. In this technique, no foreign layer is applied to the individual surfaces, as is the case, for example, with painting. In contrast to this or to galvanically produced protective and decorative layers (in which the workpiece is polarized as a cathode), the layer is created by the transformation of the base material. The workpiece is anodized in a suitable acid electrolyte, acting as the anode - hence the common name anodizing.

The anodizing of aluminum alloys is referred to as anodizing; as the anodizing process is the common method for converting the aluminum surface to aluminum oxide. Partial anodizing/anodizing stands for the corresponding treatment of individual batches, i.e. parts of the workpiece to be processed.

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