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Preparation for Alclad II finish
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Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 04:45 AM UTC
Hi Edgar

Thanks for the look behind the scenes. So originally the pure reflectivity of the finish was never the concern? I love the way we live and learn a little every day.

All the best

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Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 05:12 AM UTC
As Rowan said, live & learn. So when did the issue of reflectivity come up?
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Posted: Friday, May 02, 2014 - 04:16 AM UTC
Sorry, missed this; been a little "otherwise engaged" lately.
The first perceived need for black was when Chrome was born; just as with mirrors, it was found that a glossy black was needed as a backing, and this has since been extended to cover other shades.
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Posted: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 - 08:17 AM UTC
This might answer a few questions.
Alclad Adventures

It might raise a few questions as well