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5 Micron Compressed Air Filter Features Differential Pressure Gage
Asterion Introduces Techniplate E-NIC 1200 High-Speed, High-Phosphorous Electroless Nickel
Axalta Coating Systems Launches Super Durable BK08 Powder Coating
Batch Powder Booths Recirculate Air, Collects Excess Powder
CarbonForce Vitrified cBN Wheels Feature Lightweight Core
Coating Thickness Gage Inspects Concrete Substrates
Deburring System Combines Robotics and Circular Table
Direct-To-Metal Coating Matches Primer-Topcoat System Performance
Fluidized Bed Coating System Utilizes “Stacking” Approach
Handheld Radiometer Measures UV and Blue Light
HEMCO’s Controlled Containment Systems Protect against Contamination
Internal Pipe Coatings Offer Chemical Resistance in High Temperatures
Large-Volume Walk-In Oven Used for Curing Parts
Mass Flow Pressure Controllers Designed to Improve Vacuum Coating Results
Norton Red Heat Abrasive Belts and Discs Feature Grinding Aid Lubricant
Polychem Powder Coatings Launches Antique Collection
Rotational Viscometer Measures Viscosity, Analyzes Time-Dependent Fluids
Spectrum Powder Feed Center Optimizes Powder Handling
Stripping Product Dissolves Rust, Strips Coatings
Turbo-Finish Technology Designed to Prevent Crack Propagation with Isotropic Surfaces
UV-A Inspection Lamp Features Nominal, Steady-State UV-A Intensity

News Briefs

Schaffner Manufacturing Hires Robert Pinchot for Marketing, Product Development
Chemetall Opens New Precision Microchemicals Technical Center in Silicon Valley
Hentzen Coatings Recognizes R&R Powder Coating as a Certified Applicator
Hubbard-Hall Celebrates Newly Renovated Laboratory
Jack Tetrault of Sanford Process is Chairman of the Aluminum Anodizers Council
Linetec Names Michael Bridenhagen as Inside Sales Manager
Lou Hirbour, former Technic VP, passes
MAMF Gears Up to Celebrate 100 Years in April
Midvale Industries Celebrates 115th Anniversary
NASF Report: Closely Watching New EPA Superfund Cleanup Rule
Titan Begins Distributing C.A. Technologies Air Spray Gun Products

By the Numbers

Finished Product 1st-Pass Quality Yield


AAC Announces 2016 Winners for Student Research Poster Contest
Alexandria Industries Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Acts of Kindness
Dayton's Plating Technology Plans $930K Expansion
Georgia Powder Coating Wins Chamber Award
Parts Cleaning Expo Registration is Open for April 25-27 Show
PPG Coatings Selected by Airbus for A350-1000 Launch Aircraft


Calculating Applied Media Force during Vibratory Finishing
Crack Formation during Electrodeposition and Post-deposition Aging of Thin Film Coatings - 3rd Quarterly Report

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A Conversation with Dr. Sjon Westre, Chemeon Surface Technology

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