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The Causes of Staining in Aluminium

The Causes of Staining in Aluminium

By on Dec 12, 2019 in News |

Aluminium is naturally attractive and resistant to corrosion, unlike a lot of other metals. When exposed to dry or moist air it combines with oxygen to form a tough, transparent, protective oxide coating, meaning the aluminium won’t rust like steel, but under certain conditions aluminium can still stain. MA Polishing offer a professional metal cleaning service for aluminium, bronze, stainless steel and brass for clients right across the country. In our latest blog, we are going to share the common causes of staining in aluminium. Understanding the Impact of Staining Staining in aluminium is usually found objectionable for aesthetic reasons and doesn’t have a significant impact on strength but may cause processing problems where additional surface finishing or fabrication is required. Virtually all staining problems happen during shipping, handling and storage of aluminium. Incorrect practices result in water staining. Identifying Causes of Water Staining Aluminium and other metals can stain when water is trapped between wraps, sheets or other mating surfaces. If there is no airflow to remove the water, prolonged contact between the water and the metal causes a reaction that results in a water stain. There are two sources for this water – External Sources – The most obvious sources are rain, snow and water leaks. Water coming in contact with the surface of the aluminium from sources such as a leaking tarp on a truck or a roof leak in a storage area has the potential to cause a water stain. Moisture Condensation – Air normally controls the moisture in the form of invisible water vapor. Relative humidity expressed as a percentage provides a measure of the amount of water vapor in the air compared to the total amount of water vapor that the air actually holds. As the temperature goes up, its capacity to hold water vapor also increases. Dew point is the temperature at which water vapor from the air starts to condense and is affected by the relative humidity and air temperature. The Finest Metal Cleaning from MA Polishing If you have aluminium surfaces that have become discoloured or damaged, please get in touch with MA Polishing today. For over 25 years we have been working with a host of clients, including some...

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M.A. Polishing – Outstanding Metal Cleaning Services

M.A. Polishing – Outstanding Metal Cleaning Services

By on Jan 12, 2017 in News |

Metal cleaning is a specialist service, one that M.A. Polishing have been experts in for decades. Our metal cleaning services are perfect for a huge range of projects, whether they’re commercial or domestic; we’ve worked with a huge variety of clients over the years, and have gained invaluable knowledge and experience in the industry. From large works, which need in-situ cleaning, to smaller items which can be cleaned at our premises, you can count on us for metal polishing and cleaning to a perfect, professional finish every time.   We’re Experts in Metal Cleaning of All Kinds Metals are some of the toughest materials in production, but they are still vulnerable to the damaging effects of the air, water, and contaminants like oils. All these factors can work together to tarnish, rust, and ruin the finish of your metal fixtures; this is why our clients, such as Louis Vuitton, love our metal cleaning services. We specialise in providing metal cleaning services in the following areas and more: • Architectural hardware • Shop fronts • Statues • Memorial plaques • Historic buildings • Military • Car and motorcycle parts • Church brassware • Household items • Hospitals • Airports • Marine • Pipe fabrications • Tube, bar, and pipe polishing As well as our professional metal cleaning, we can also provide a whole range of finishes for your metals. This means we can completely update the look of your statues and components, and even improve on the metal’s original look! Contact Us Today for Outstanding Metal Cleaning Services If you are in need of metal cleaning services for any situation, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our highly experienced technicians are always more than happy to discuss your needs with you, and can offer pricing information. If you’d like, you can take a look at some of our previous works and projects in our gallery, and see the quality of our finishes for yourself! You can also learn more about our services in our handy metal restoration...

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