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Additive Keeps Polycarbonate from Scratching
BASF Coatings Launches New Website
COATING 2012 Call for Papers
Colorado Coating Company Vies for “America’s Next Top Energy Innovator”
Coventya Names Manager for POP Products
EPA Adds Three Compounds to Aerosol Regulation
EPA Asks Companies to Identify Chemicals for Some Older Substantial Risk Notices
EPA Extends Risk Review of Chromium-6
EPA Proposes to Keep Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirements Focused on Largest Emitters
Finishing Pioneer Passes Away
Haviland Hires Chemist, Promotes Sales Manager
Industrial Solvent Cleaning Rules May Change
Kyzen Adds Industrial Products Manager
Parts Cleaning Expo Call for Papers
Petroferm Appoints European Sales Manager
Sifco Names Oil & Gas Market Manager
Study: Global Coatings Market To Reach 8.7 Billion Gallons, $107 Billion By 2017
Todd Luciano Named Products Finishing Publisher
Training on Finishing Hand Gun

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A Conversation With ... Scott Pavlish, Pavco Inc.


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Coating Copper and Magnesium
Coating Textile Braids
Dip-Spin Painting Method
Dry Film Lubricant Problem
Effects of Proposed Label Changes
Least-Expensive Finish System
Measuring E-Coat Cure
More on Magnetic Parts
More PVC Pipe Glue Discussion
Painting Molded ABS
Plating on Tellurium Copper Alloys Plating on Tellurium Copper Alloys
Powder on Tri-Chrome Treatment
Pretreatment Options
Repair/Rework on Powder
Reusing Water
Silver-Look Powder Finish
Worm Tracks and Pits


500°F Jumbo Walk-In Oven Cures Large Parts
Abrasive Disc Brushes Feature Ceramic, Silicon Carbide Filaments
Aggressive Deburring Brush Handles Tough Materials
Angle Grinder is Lightweight, but Powerful
Catalog Highlights Mass Finishing, Shot Blasting Solutions
Cobalt-Free Sealer Meets Environmental Requirements
Finishing System Uses Air-Assisted Airless Spray
pH Meters Features Non-Glass Silicon Chip


Clamshell Mask Designed for Difficult Parts
EPDM Masks Are Cost-Effective Alternative to Silicone
Guide Helps Finishers Choose Right Mask
Hand-Crafted Masks Suited for Manual, Automatic Finishing
Hooks Can Both Hang, Mask Parts
Masking Plugs Seal Threaded Holes
Masking Products Available in Vinyl, EPDM, Silicone
Silicone Masking Products Resist High Temperatures

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NASF Washington Forum Features Ex-EPA Chief Carol Browner As Speaker
PPG Chromate-Free Primer, Pretreatment on Boeing Next-Generation 737, and VIDEO
Wagner Receives Sherwin-Williams' Partner of the Year Award

Feature Articles

Flipping the Switch on Anodizing
How Fabricators and Finishers Can Finish the Job—Fast
Is Lean and Green Possible in the Finishing World?
Product Quality Means Better Cleaning
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Taking It to the Max: Throughput changes that amount to 300% finishing improvement.

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Tech Notes

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