By P G Sheasby
& R Pinner.
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Chapter 1. Aluminium, properties, alloys & finishes. History,
overview, corrosion of aluminium & its protection. Chapter
2. Mechanical surface treatments. Blasting, polishing, grinding.
Barrel & vibratory systems. Wheel polishing & buffing, chemomechanical
polishing. Chapter 3. Electrolytic & chemical polishing.
Electropolishing. Reflectivity. Chapter 4. Chemical Cleaning & Etching.
Cleanliness testing. Cleaning methods. Rinsing, acid & alkaline cleaning.
Chemical milling. Chapter 5. Chemical conversion coating & pretreatment
films. Hydration, sealing, chromates, chromate-free processes, phosphates,
silanes. Paint adhesion mechanisms.Chapter 6. Fundamentals of anodizing.
Chapter 7. Decorative & protective anodizing, plant, equipment,
processes. Mechanisation & special cases of anodizing. Chemical control
& analysis of solutions. (End of Vol. 1). Chapter 8. Anodizing
& colouring in architecture. Chapter 9. Hard anodizing. Chapter
10. Colouring anodic oxide coatings with dyes & pigments. Chapter
11. Sealing anodic oxide coatings. Chapter 12. Properties &
testing of anodic coatings (thickness, porosity, hardness, density, adhesion,
abrasion resistance, flexibility, stress, elasticity, sealing quality,
corrosion resistance, electrical properties, optical properties, thermal
properties. Tensile strength & fatigue effects. (emphasis
throughout is on national & international standards). Chapter
13. Plating onto aluminium. Zincate, immersion tin & other treatments.
Testing of electroplated coatings on aluminum. Chapter 14.
Organic finishing of aluminium (painting, powder coating).. Chapter
15. Vitreous enamelling of aluminum & tests for enamel coatings.
Chapter 16. Effluent treatment from aluminium finishing
plants. Appendix A. Composition & properties of most important
US & European alloys, incl. aerospace. Appendix B. Finishing
specifications. European, UK, French, German, Swiss, US standards.