When looking for a California anodizer, there are a variety of factors that go into making your decision. The first factor any machine shop or OEM will want to verify is that the California anodizer offers the services that you require. Do you need a 3 mil anodize coating? Perhaps you need black or gold dye. You'll want to verify that the anodizing company, in fact, offers these services.
We often get asked if we are approved for LAM and AMAT anodizing. Since we primarily support the semiconductor market, we are approved not only for anodizing for LAM research and AMAT (Applied Materials), but for Chemical Cleaning, Selective Nickel Plating, Teflon, Bead Blasting, Black Dye, and Masking. It's our multiple processes available in one location that really sets us apart. We are the one stop shop for most metal finishing needs.
In this video we discuss Semano's weakness, or more accurately, capacity challenges. We give an overview of the new anodizing line and what implications it has for our capacity.
Curious about how anodizing works? Here is a great introduction: