On anodised, electrolytically black-coloured and hot-sealed aluminum we see deposits - what could that be? After hot sealing, deposits are often visible on anodised and coloured surfaces, which are then quickly classified as so-called " sealing smut". However, if closer inspection reveals that all sealing conditions were in order, the ...

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In einer der letzten Ausgaben der ipcm wurde die Geschäftsführung der Alufinish zu dem 50-jährigen Jubiläum des Unternehmens interviewt. 50 Jahre voller internationaler Partnerschaften, Vertrauen und spannender Projekte. Aus diesem Grund blickten Stephan Zegers und Dr. Nils Monreal im Interview mit ipcm nun zurück auf die letzten Jahre der Firmengeschichte.Im ...

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For a shiny and brilliant-looking aluminium surface, mechanical polishing of the raw material is often carried out prior to the actual chemical pretreatment process in the anodising plant. This mechanical polishing is then usually done by using special, solid polishing pastes which are applied to the polishing wheel for this ...

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Obituary Mr. Jürgen LutterWe deeply mourn the loss of our former managing directorMr. Jürgen LutterTogether with his business partner, the former manager ran the business of our company until his retirement in 2013. Thanks to his open, approachable manner, his invaluable experience and his great expertise, he was highly regarded ...

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To further advance sustainability in the aluminium industry, it is important to understand where the energy for the production comes from.Here, the difference between the production of primary aluminium and the extraction of secondary aluminium through recycling is significant. But how is aluminium extracted in the first place? Primary aluminium ...

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In addition to pure organic colours, salts based on ferrioxalates are usually used for gold colouring in anodising operations. For decades, these salts have enabled intensive and durable gold colouring, which is often used for the design of facades in the architectural sector. Until now, powdered colouring products based on ...

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After anodising and colouring aluminium surfaces, it is particularly important to seal the created porous aluminium oxide layer well. This process can be carried out using various seal methods. One possibility is the hot sealing.For this, fully demineralised water is used at a temperature of at least 96°C, to which ...

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Sustainability in business is a wide-ranging topic that concerns all sectors of the economy. Some time ago we already reported on the relevance of aluminium in this topic. But why is aluminium a sustainable resource? Good characteristics of aluminium as a material One of the reasons for this is that ...

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After the news about the happenings in Ukraine, Alufinish decided to donate quickly and unbureaucratically for the people in Ukraine. For this purpose, various needed goods such as blankets, drinks and other necessary goods were donated to an aid convoy to help the affected people directly. ...

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Particularly in the field of job coating, a certain proportion of hot-dip galvanised surfaces has to be treated in addition to a large proportion of aluminium surfaces. If only an acidic etching and degreaser is available for this in the plant, it becomes problematic. If both metals are pretreated in ...

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