Re: Anodized planes ?

Date:         04 Sep 99 11:38:43 
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>......For other parts, a process called Alodyne is used.  The aluminum is
>chemically etched, and the Alodyne is painted on.  It chemically converts
>the surface and makes it more corrosion resistant.  Alodyne is usually
>gold or greenish in color, and M-D for one used it extensively.......

I'm pretty sure alodine is extensively used throughout the industry.  I've
used it at Boeing and at an Maintenance facility.  Anytime you fabricate a
part or if there is any bare metal showing you must apply alodine, let it
sit for the appropriate time, and then rinse it off.  Let dry, then apply

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