Dot-Commentary: Roar of the Paper Tiger
I first saw the film 2001: A Space Odyssey sometime in the mid-1980's.
Wastewater from plating facilities contains contaminants such as heavy metals, oil and grease and suspended solids at levels that might be considered environmentally hazardous . . .
At Fort Wayne Anodizing it's not how it's made; it's how it's made to last...
On My Mind: SGP and MP&M Part II
In my January column, I wrote about my concern for how the proposed MP&M rule would affect SGP.
Stripping Zinc Diecasted Parts
Question: We manufacture hand tools and sometimes need to strip zinc diecasted parts that have been epoxy powder coated.
An increase in quality. An increase in production. A corporate initiative to reduce waste. All of these were factors in Modine's adoption of a new electrocoating. While the transition wasn't easy, it certainly has paid off . . .
Perspectives: Help with ISO 14000 Certification
First, there was ISO 9000 compliance.
Semi-aqueous centrifugal cleaning of printed circuit boards proves to be a good call for a telecommunications company . . .
Powder Coating vs. Electrocoating
Question: I am responding to the article in the January 2001 issue regarding the comparison between powder coat and electrocoat performance.
Mechanical finishing technology, whether used for finishing or preparation, is somewhat of an orphan industry that relies almost solely on the practices of each company using the technology. Some common processes are self-explanatory; however, there are some that warrant some form of standardization…