CNC Milling Aluminum Plate with Clear Anodizing

  1. Material: AL6061-T6
  2. Size: 410X200X12 mm
  3. Process: CNC milling
  4. Surface treatment: clear anodized

Why Choose Clear Anodizing for Aluminum Plate?

Clear anodizing is a popular finishing process for aluminum plates for several compelling reasons:

  • Corrosion Resistance: The anodizing process creates a durable oxide layer on the aluminum surface, significantly enhancing its resistance to corrosion. This makes clear anodized aluminum ideal for outdoor applications and environments with high humidity or exposure to chemicals.
  • Enhanced Durability: The anodized layer is hard and tough, providing a protective coating that resists scratches, wear, and impacts. This added durability extends the lifespan of the aluminum plate.
  • Improved Aesthetics: Clear anodizing retains the natural appearance of aluminum, giving it a sleek, metallic finish. It enhances the visual appeal of the material without altering its color or texture, making it suitable for decorative applications.
  • Low Maintenance: The anodized layer is easy to clean and maintain, as it is non-porous and resistant to stains and dirt. This characteristic reduces the need for frequent maintenance and cleaning.
  • Adhesion Properties: The anodized surface provides a good base for painting, bonding, and other surface treatments, improving the adhesion of paints, adhesives, and other coatings. This is beneficial for applications requiring additional layers of finish or coatings.
  • Electrical Insulation: The anodic layer acts as an insulator, providing excellent electrical insulation properties. This makes clear anodized aluminum suitable for electrical and electronic applications where insulation is necessary.
  • Environmental Impact: Anodizing is an eco-friendly process as it does not use toxic chemicals or generate harmful emissions. It is a sustainable choice that supports green manufacturing practices.

Overall, clear anodizing is chosen for its combination of aesthetic appeal, enhanced protection, and practicality, making it a preferred option for many industrial, commercial, and residential applications.

What are the Common Uses of 6061-T6 Aluminum?

6061-T6 aluminum plate is a versatile and widely used material due to its excellent mechanical properties, corrosion resistance, and good machinability. Here are some common applications:

AerospaceAircraft components, spacecraft components, structural parts (wings, fuselages, frames), aerospace fittings, connectors
AutomotiveFrames, chassis, wheels, performance parts, motorcycle components
MarineBoat hulls, superstructures, marine fittings, hardware, offshore structures
ConstructionStructural beams, supports, roofing, siding, bridges, scaffolding
Industrial EquipmentMachine parts, tooling, hydraulic components, valves, pressure vessels, heat exchangers
Recreational EquipmentBicycles, sports equipment, camping gear, accessories, hunting, fishing equipment

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