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  • n. The process of anodizing.


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  • This of course evokes the shoulder-pads-and-pushed-up-blazer--sleeves look of the 1980s, and it allows the rider to show off the anodization of his handlebars in the same way it allowed Don Johnson to show off his tanned and waxed forearms:

    Fully Loaded: Excessive Packaging

  • While some might look upon this bicycle covetously, fantasizing about how handsome it would look hanging from the trunk rack of a BMW 7 series sedan with a DDS vanity plate, I find every shred of crabon, leather, and gold anodization a vile manifestation of frivolity.

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  • However, this bike is riddled with anodization and color coordination, as well as with a top tube pad and a saddle that is completely incongruous with the rest of the bicycle.

    Frog in the Throat: Diagnosing Your Bicycle

  • Snob and Zinn, I am looking forward to spending the weekend doing some quality home anodization.

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  • Illustrating to allegorical purpose "what happens when worlds collide — science and art, east and west", the image was created by anodization of a titanium plate by Professor Hengde Li of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

    Monkey metallurgical magic

  • So I think it challenge the idea that the anodization proves.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2003

  • There is a "regular" process by which you also can give some color to the parts or a "hard" anodization that is probably better suited for the intended use of your grinder.

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  • The anodization penetrates into the rim to about 10 microns, said Sullivan, and is so hard that even under long-term braking riders will never wear down the surface like on a regular rim.

    Boulder Report

  • But the big deal is Exalith, a new hard-anodization process that Mavic says creates a wear-proof finish.

    Boulder Report

  • Not even in the 1990s anodization-crazed heyday of the sport have we seen colors quite this gloriously loud.

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