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What is ASTM B580 | Hard Anodize?

When working with our clients in the Aerospace Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing industries there is no margin for error with surface finishing processes.

ASTM B580 is the Aerospace industry standard spec for Hard Coat Anodize. The specification includes 7 types (A-G), each used to determine surface thickness.

Benefits of ASTM B580 Hardcoat Anodize

  • Improved thermal resistance 
  • Provides the strongest finish of any anodizing option
  • Enhanced Electrical Insultation
  • Corrosion Resistance 
  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Increased Wear Resistance