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    Discussion in 'Newsletters' started by GarethW, Jan 27, 2013.

    1. GarethW

      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

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      Unanswered questions
      I am wondering if anybody knows which aluminum material is more resistant to corrosion a390 die cast material or 6061 extruded material......
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