Metal Oxidation for Custom Lighting Fixtures

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When buying custom light fixtures for outdoor use, it is important to get to know the differences in the qualities of the various metals used. While aluminum and stainless steel may look good, they require daily maintenance and cleaning to keep them shiny and corrosion-free. Brass, made from combining copper and zinc, holds well in all environments and also lasts a long time. Brass turns darker when it is exposed to weather elements – it develops a patina – but ...

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