Re: Stainless steel vs. anodized aluminum...

Posted by Owen_Dyneto On 2018/8/15 16:17:26
Magnetic property is not definitive as some stainless steels are magnetic, others are not. Nor is the presence or absence of a lacquer coating necessarily definitive. As Bkazmer has stated, the most obvious difference is weight. Another is lustre. And a 3rd can be surface hardness; the aluminum used for auto trim is softer that the stainless - test with a file on the backside vs a couple of known samples.

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