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On 1/5/07, Dave Lowen <jatech(--nospam--at)telus.net> wrote:

Aluminum railroad cars have been painted for years with no problems. A wash primer is used prior to coating.

 

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Dave Lowen

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On 1/5/07, Robert Kazanjy < rkazanjy(--nospam--at)gmail.com> wrote:

I strongly recommend against paint for alumimum

aluminum is meant to be anodized for decorative purposes but then that's the architects job, right?

Painting is just asking for problems downstream.


Dave-

Good point but IMO the art of priming seems to have been lost of late.

cheers
Bob