The polishing of aluminium, to obtain an even high-gloss finish on large surfaces, is difficult. This process is usually performed in two or three steps: preliminary polishing, high-gloss polishing and – if applicable – chemical or electrochemical polishing.

Anodised aluminium with a glossy look

Polishing can be combined with colour anodising to obtain different glossy products. Alumet is also capable in polishing after anodising, making polished aluminium even glossier, almost varnished appearance.