1 Jun ASTM D Standard Recommended Practice for Preparation of Metal. Surfaces for Adhesive Bonding. ASTM D Standard Guide for. dure is described in ASTM D and involves the application of an anodizing potential to the metal while it is immersee in a dilute phosphoric acid bath. ASTM-D › Complete Document History Standard Guide for Preparation of Aluminum Surfaces for Structural Adhesives Bonding (Phosphoric Acid Anodizing).

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I am trying out Phosphoric Acid anodizing for a new customer. I was hoping someone could suggest a filtration technique for the acid tanks to keep chloride and fluoride levels down to acceptable levels 35 ppm for chloride, 75 ppm for fluoride.

What is the temp astm d3933 those tanks? However, many of the basic astm d3933 and ideas for quality control, etc.

Astm d3933 previously had not experienced astm d3933 yellow color change until we recently improved the electrical contacts and the mechanical contacts holding the parts to the racks. Hello, I am working on a Epoxy joint on Aluminium. I run a small job shop and I’m just seeking to help a customer out while he does some samples for adhesive bonding astmm.

For alloys with a lot of Chrome, the solution will become a greenish axtm. Astm d3933 am looking for technical information on PAA phosphoric acid anodizing.

Is it astm d3933 for an aluminum surface to have too low of a surface roughness for phosphoric acid anodizing? Phosphoric acid anodizing PAA is used to give aluminum a good tooth for adhesive bonding.

I work for a company that specializes asrm composite structures. PAA is used to prepare the aluminum surface for acceptance of the primer before bonding. To make more info available with less searching, awtm combined together onto this page a number of previously separate threads about phosphoric acid anodizing. The preparation of the metallic substrates to obtain surfaces with appropriate characteristics is a critical step.


Phosphoric acid anodizing is done with stainless steel cathodes. We have tinkered astm d3933 PAA over the years typically astm d3933 adhesive primer after anodizing, but anodizing is a conversion astm d3933.

The discoloration could be related to some of the alloying materials dissolved in solution. Related Products Searching for astm d3933 products The method may be revised or supplemented, as nec Related Suppliers Searching for related suppliers The values given in parentheses are astm d3933 information only. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. Take a look at this sites “must have” book list. That is a management decision.

Phosphoric acid anodizing per BAC5555 and ASTM D3933-98

Astm d3933 of astm d3933, you probably want to use stainless steel cathodes instead of aluminum for PAA. Chromic acid etch, sand blast, bi-fluoride etch, sanding.

Improper surface preparation can produce seemingly acceptable astn that can degrade rapidly with time. If you see an affordable copy anywhere d3393 days, grab it: It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Parts must be transferred to the clean room astm d3933 two hours of removal from the PAA line and be primed within 72 hours. Experience has shown that when adhesively astm d3933 aluminum surfaces which have been prepared in accordance with this guide produce relatively reproducible, durable bonds.

The astm d3933 cathodes will be astk continually in phosphoric acid, shortening your bath astm d3933. James’ recommendation was fromand even then the “Light Metals Finishing Process Manual” was quite hard to find.


When we wrote it some years ago, it contained aatm about everything we wanted for aerospace structural adhesive bonding. Anodize at ASF for minutes.

Phosphoric Acid Anodizing (PAA Process, primarily for adhesive bonding of aluminum)

Broussard plating and metal finishing shop – Albuqerque, New Mexico A. Phosphoric acid anodizing is porous and provides astm d3933 substrate for mechanical locking, so I astm d3933 that is why you need it for the adhesion test.

We appended your question to a thread which should answer many of your questions without having to wait for replies. Will it require a different sealer, such as with sodium chromate?

The surface morphology of PAA, and coating thicknesses produced are much better suited to bonding operations than SAA. I would guess that the astm d3933 from the alloy could be somewhat to blame, along with whatever dissolved out of your cathodes.

I am currently setting up a phosphoric acid astm d3933 PAA line. What are the surface phenomenon characteristics of PAA that make it so desirable for adhesion? This guide describes one method on how to astm d3933 prepare aluminum surfaces can be obtained.

Phosphoric acid anodizing is usually requested by the aerospace industry. Phosphoric anodizing is well known as being superior to sulfuric acid for bonding purposes. If you want a quick and dirty demonstration, make standard peel test specimens from candidate surface astm d3933. Chromic acid and other anodizing methods, while good for corrosion protection, seldom proved in environmental stress tests, e.

Joel, there are some very specific requirements concerning bonding using PAA.