ANODIZED CNC ALUMINUM CABLE CLIPS
Under the label "CoolForce - powered by Nanoxia“ we present our cable clips for demanding water cooling and modding enthusiasts out there! We developed these cable clips in order to give users the opportunity to have a very tidy cable management inside their cases. We decided early on to have our CoolForce Cable Clips manufactured from high-grade aluminum instead of plastics. This ensures that the clips not only are very handy, but also meet our requirement of both stylish and aesthetic value.
WHAT IS ANODIZING?
"Our Finish of Choice"
Anodizing is an electrochemical process that converts the metal surface into a decorative, durable, corrosion-resistant, anodic oxide finish. Aluminum is ideally suited to anodizing, although other nonferrous metals, such as magnesium and titanium, also can be anodized.
The anodic oxide structure originates from the aluminum substrate and is composed entirely of aluminum oxide. This aluminum oxide is not applied to the surface like paint or plating, but is fully integrated with the underlying aluminum substrate, so it cannot chip or peel. It has a highly ordered, porous structure that allows for secondary processes such as coloring and sealing.
Anodizing is accomplished by immersing the aluminum into an acid electrolyte bath and passing an electric current through the medium. A cathode is mounted to the inside of the anodizing tank; the aluminum acts as an anode, so that oxygen ions are released from the electrolyte to combine with the aluminum atoms at the surface of the part being anodized. Anodizing is, therefore, a matter of highly controlled oxidation—the enhancement of a naturally occurring phenomenon.