Finishing Metal Parts: A Glossary

While the tool marks left on metal parts produced using CNC machining are visually appealing to some, in many cases, some additional post-processing may be desired or even required.  

Our most recent post on the Hardware Guide outlines a variety of the finishes that one can use to add functionality or aesthetic appeal to parts post-machining, including anodization, laser etching, plating, and more. Plus, we’ve assembled the glossary into an easy-to-use PDF reference card that you download to your computer or print for your desk.

Check out the full post on the Hardware Guide to read more on each process, and download your copy of the reference card!

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