Anodized Aluminum

Anodizing (also spelled anodising, particularly in the UK and Australia) is an electrolytic passivation process used to increase the thickness of the natural oxide layer on the surface of metal parts.The process is called anodizing because the part to be treated forms the anode electrode of an electrical circuit. Anodizing increases corrosion resistance and wear resistance, and provides better adhesion for paint primers and glues than does bare metal. Anodic films can also be used for a number of cosmetic effects, either with thick porous coatings that can absorb dyes or with thin transparent coatings that add interference effects to reflected light.
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    … anodized aluminum Apple Watch Edition, made of 18k rose or yellow gold The lens of the watch is made from sapphire glass for strength and durability, according to Apple. Watch Faces You can choose from form and functionality with 11 watch faces available, many of them customizable. You can add weather, calendar, stock quotes, maps, music and more…

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