|Ferrari wheels made from magnesium were
sandblasted elsewhere, which also blasted the dichromate protection.
Austec uses plastic media blasting leaves this essential coating in
||You can see the effect of plastic media blasting
in this next set of wheels. The plastic beads strips the original
paint off but will not harm the protective dichromate layer (seen
on the right in yellow).
||We then apply an undercoat to the safely stripped
wheel, ready for it's final colour.