Bright Dip Anodizing brightens and enables bold coloring of aluminum.

Press Release Summary:

Using mixture of phosphoric and nitric acids for chemical polishing, Aluminum Bright Dip Anodizing Service brightens and enables bold coloring of aluminum, primarily for cosmetic applications. Anodizing product after bright dipping protects metal against corrosion, fading, and scratching. Typical applications include aftermarket automotive parts, light reflectors, appliances, architectural trim, sporting goods, and industrial/military products.

Original Press Release:

Symcoat Announces the Addition of Bright Dip Anodizing

Bright Dip is a chemical polishing process that brightens and enables bold coloring of aluminum primarily for cosmetic applications. Bright Dip leaves no deposit on the surface of the part. In addition, anodizing the product after bright dipping will protect the metal against corrosion, fading and scratching. Bright Dip anodized products can be clear or dyed in a wide variety of colors.

Providing a micro-polished finish, Bright Dip is an excellent process for enhancing the glossy appearance of aluminum.

Many industries use the Bright Dip process to enhance their products, including:
  • Aftermarket automotive parts
  • Light reflectors and frames
  • Appliances
  • Architectural trim
  • Safety and Recreational goods such as flashlights
  • Sporting goods (baseball bats, paintball guns and tennis rackets)
  • Industrial and Military products

    How does Bright Dip work?

    Bright Dip is a chemical polishing process. The solution used for Bright Dip is a mixture of phosphoric and nitric acids. Chemical analysis is performed frequently to keep the proper operating range.

    On what types of aluminum can Bright Dip be used?

    Not all aluminum alloys are suitable for bright dipping. Generally, the following aluminum alloys are suitable for Bright Dip and used for these products:

    1100 and 3002 Light reflectors *

    5000 series Automotive Trim

    6061 Machine Parts

    6063 and 6463 Extrusions, Shower Doors, Window Frames

    7000 series Baseball bats

    *Our Bright Dip process complies with Alcoa's Alzak® specification

    Benefits of Bright Dip
  • A glossy clear or colored appearance on aluminum parts or products
  • Protection against corrosion, scratching and fading
  • Cosmetic enhancement of parts in a wide variety of colors
  • No deposits are left on the surface of the part during the Bright Dip process


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