Anodic Blog

The Regulatory Scrutiny Influencing Surface Treatment in the Orthopedic Device Industry

FDA Approves MICRALOX® for Use in the Food Industry

Anodizing Issues for Cast Aluminum

4 Accelerated Life Tests for Anodized Aluminum Medical Devices

Lean Manufacturing in Anodizing

What to Consider when Choosing Your Color for Anodizing Aluminum

Reporting Cosmetic Defects on Anodized Aluminum

Webcast on Regulatory Issues Impacting the Aluminum Anodizing Industry

How to Judge Hard Coat Color on Anodized Aluminum

How to Speed Up the Ordering Process for Aluminum Anodizing Projects

Beautiful Results Are Possible when Anodizing Cast Aluminum

How to Store Aluminum Parts Prior to Anodizing Aluminum

7 Sources of Contamination that Affect the Quality of Anodized Aluminum Finish


How Big a Role Do Alloy and Temper Play in Aluminum Anodizing?

2016 Science Priorities and the Effects on Reusable Aluminum Medical Devices

Fixing Cosmetic Damage on Aluminum Medical Devices with an Anodized Finish

Anodizing Aluminum and IP

What Are the Snowflake-Like Galvanized Metal Patterns in My Anodized Aluminum?

Resource Considerations when Anodizing Aluminum

What to Do about Stains, Scratches, and Blemishes on Anodized Aluminum

10 Questions to Ask Reputable Anodizers

White Specs on Sharp Edges of Type II & III Aluminum Anodizing

Pursuing Color Match vs. Color Range when Anodizing Colors

Anodize Sealing and RoHS Compliancy Nickel Fluoride Bath Solution

Top 16 Questions about Masking Anodized Aluminum

Eliminating Grain Exposure in Aluminum Anodizing What’s Behind Coring and Alligator Skin on Anodic Coatings

4 Top Considerations when Printing or Marking on Anodized Aluminum Substrates on Medical Devices

Silkscreen Printing & Pad Printing vs. Sanford Print

Marine: Corrosion Resistance in a Challenging Environment

12 Proven Tips to Save Time and Money for Aluminum Anodizing, Hardcoat, and other Metal Finishing Services.

This is No Fish Story for Real – The MICRALOX® Salt Water Fishing Reel

Metal Tolerance Guidelines as it Relates to Different Aluminum Hard Coat Technologies.

Anodizing Racks: When It Makes Sense to Purchase Part Specific Tooling.

Can I really get a true anodic hardcoat that exhibits vivid, crisp and true color?

Having Anodizing Issues with Aluminum Castings?

Embedded Printing Identification for Anodized Aluminum – “Here today, Here Tomorrow”

Why Does Anodizing Leave Rack Marks?

MICRALOX®, A Revolutionary Anodizing Technology for Corrosion Protection and Chemical Stability

DCHN, is attending Design 2 Part Show in Greenville, South Carolina

DCHN, Metal Finishers with Micralox Finishing Solutions @ Design 2 Part Show

DCHN to Showcase MICRALOX Aluminum Anodic Coating at MD&M East Show

DCHN to Showcase MICRALOX Aluminum Anodic Coating at Eastec Show

DCHN, Receives ISO-13485 Accreditation.

A Technology for Corrosion Protection

Hydrophobic Behavior on Dishwasher Safe Cookware


Micralox Chemical Resistance: Sulfuric Acid Immersion

Micralox Chemical Resistance: Hydrogen Peroxide Immersion

Micralox Chemical Resistance: Sodium Hydroxide Immersion at High Temperature

Company Update from President

Micralox Corrosion Resistance: Black Color at High Temperature

Micralox Corrosion Resistance: Accelerated 2 Step Cleaning & Sterilization

Racks for Anodizing

Meet Our Departments: (1) Technical Department

2010 Christmas Party

Ask Jack: Mixed Alloys

The Colour Changing Card Trick

Micralox Goes to World Congress on Aluminium, Bologna, Italy in 2011

2010 D-CHN Quality Audits


Anodizing Issues with Aluminum Castings

Electrolytic Coloring of Hard Anodized Aluminum Alloys

MICRALOX Accelerated Corrosion Testing Update: (1) 336 Hours of Salt Spray Test per Mil-A-8625F

Tech Note: Hard Coat and Surface Roughness on 2024 Alloy



MICRALOX® Accelerated Corrosion Testing Update: (2) Marine Accelerated Life Test (MALT) Experiments

The Spectrum of Integral and Non-integral Colors in Different Hard Anodizing Processes

2010 D-CHN Cook Outing

A Parametric Study of PTFE Coating Process in Anodized Aluminum

Anodize sealing/RoHS

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