Re: [CR]Campagnolo NR chainring info required - corrosion


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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campagnolo NR chainring info required - corrosion
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 17:52:02 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


On May 26, 2006, at 4:07 PM, Donald Gillies wrote:
> My theory is that there was probably something about campy's nickel /
> anodization finish that causes the chainwheel to be susceptable to
> saltwater air.

There is no use of nickel involve with any anodizing of Campagnolo aluminum parts. Anodization is a controlled oxidation process. Colors are the addition of dyes in the porous oxide layer. Nickel is used it the chrome over aluminum that the plated ICS parts go though.

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/ICS_parts/

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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