Are You Medical OEM Material?
As the baby-boomer generation inexorably falls apart, screws, plates, rods and less invasive surgical tools are increasingly available to put "humpty" back together again. A question for many finishers is, "How do I get into the medical finishing game?" To find out, we talked to a major OEM about its supplier selection criteria.
What is commonly referred to as "passivating" on a shop floor is actually just enhancement of a naturally occurring process on most stainless steels.
Improve Your Throw
One of the most important characteristics of E-coat is throwpower—the ability to coat interior or recessed surfaces to provide corrosion protection in those difficult-to-coat areas.