How to properly gets dents out of aluminum cases?


06 Mar 2020, 12:13

Hey there,

maybe it's a bit of an unusual question for a keyboard forum:

How do I get dents out of an aluminum case?

If have two dents in a newly cerakoted case. They bug me a lot.

Is it possible to just ask a professional metalworking company if they can get out the dent just by drilling the whole surface?
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06 Mar 2020, 12:30

it would be very expensive to mill out the imperfections, you also need to re-anodize everything... so you would probably need to sand blast the original anodization away, fix the dents (possibly even by hand) and then anodize it back.

I mean anything is possible but you'd need to find a friend/maker/workshop willing to do it.

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