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Old 11-03-2005, 02:31 PM   #1
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Default chassis: machined-aluminum vs. hard-anodized aluminum

What are the differences and advantages?

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Old 11-03-2005, 03:16 PM   #2
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Hard anodized will resist scratching a little better and is easier to clean.
Surface hardness is increased but overall strength is in the alloy itself.
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Keep in mind that both hard anodized and regular chassis plates are both machined, the hard anodizing is just a coating process done to the aluminum. Like David said it increases the surface hardness and thats all. In theory a hard anod. chassis plate may last a bit longer than a natural or colour anodized plate, but in reality the difference is most likely unnoticiable.
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