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1. The Finish of Choice for Orthopaedic Implants
Titanium anodizing provides products with improved properties compared to those in a raw or “unfinished” state.

2. Type 2 Titanium Anodizing
Anodic treatment of titanium alloys for implant products known as “Type 2” anodization is typically performed to AMS 2488D.

3. Advantages of Type II Titanium Anodizing
Sixteen advantages type II titanium anodizing provides.

4. Advantage and Features of Titanium Anodizing
Color advantages and features are shown in simple table.

5. Titanium Color Anodizing
The colors produced by these metals are known as interference colors. There are no pigments or dyes involved. They are generated by a transparent oxide film grown on the metal surface.

6. Titanium Color Selection Guide
This handy Guide displays twelve of the most common colors. Danco can also produce other colors and shades.

7. Anodizing Considerations for Medical Devices Machined from Aluminum
The purpose of this article is to familiarize the reader with the process of anodizing as it relates to the many medical devices and instruments made from aluminum alloys.

8. Aluminum Anodizing Considerations
Outlines special considerations for anodizing aluminum alloys, die cast parts and more.

9. Hard Anodized Coatings
Because most of our work is critical tolerance, a number of dimensional factors must be considered in order to achieve the desired end-result.

10. Contamination Caused by Deburring Wheels
Many parts are subject to various deburring treatment prior to anodizing. One problem encountered is caused by material from the deburring wheel being left on the part as a result of aggressive finishing.

11. LFCC – Low Fiction Chrome Coating
Fast becoming the finish of choice for medical manufacturers of instruments, Low Friction Chrome provides an improvement of service life, enhanced performance and preserves the cosmetic appearance of the medical device.

12. A Comprehensive Range of Services
Lists specifications and other capabilities and services available.

13. Danco Facilities Guide
Contact information and a description of services each location provides.

14. Nadcap Accreditation Certificates
Certificates for both Chemical Processing and Aerospace Quality Systems.

15. ISO 13485:2016 Certification (Warsaw and Changzhou)
Certificate for Metal Finishing and Metal Surfacing of Titanium, Stainless Steel, Cobalt Chrome, and products for the Medical Sector.

16. Problems with parts that have Knurls
Improper knurling of parts can result in a poor appearance and may create bare areas after anodizing.

17. WBENC Certificate (Danco EN)
This certification affirms Danco EN has successfully met standards as a woman owned, operated and controlled business in accordance with the Woman’s Business Enterprise National Council.