Finish Comparison

Choosing between an AAF Anodising or Powder Coating Finish

Anodising or Powder Coating?

There are many things to consider when you’re choosing between anodising and powder coating for your aluminium or steel finish. Is your project located in a coastal location? Do you need a wide range of colour choices? Whatever the determining factors, AAF can help you decide which one is right for you. To help you make a decision, we’ve included a handy table below which compares both processes side by side.

Whichever way you go, remember AAF are Australian leaders for both Anodising and Powder coating and will ensure a high quality finish for your project along with industry leading service, lead times and cost savings.

Powder Coating
What is it?
Conversion of outer layer of aluminium substrate by electrochemical process
Application of coloured polymer particles atop aluminium substrate, which is heat cured
No. of Available Colours
Up to 30 combinations
100's of options available
Abrasive Hardness / Traffic Resistance
Excellent - Extreme
Good - High
Colour board


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