This specification revision was issued as part of the SAE Five Year Review process.
ORDERING INFORMATION: The following information shall be provided to the processor by the purchaser.
Purchase order shall specify not less than the following:
Basis metal to be anodized
Required color, if dyed
Special features, geometry or processing present on parts that requires special attention by the processor
Quantity of pieces to be anodized
Parts manufacturing operations such as heat treating, forming, joining and media finishing can affect the condition of the substrate and adversely affect the finished part. The sequencing of these types of operations should be specified by the cognizant engineering organization or purchaser and is not controlled by this specification.