Finishing Shops Can Take Government R&D Tax Credits
The R&D tax credit, more formally known as the Credit for Increasing Research Activities, has been around since 1981, and yet many finishing business owners have never heard of it or falsely think they don’t qualify.
Tackoff: In Pursuit of the Perfect Paint Job
When it comes to today’s vehicles, a high quality paint finish is the first thing a consumer notices. The automotive industry is constantly improving its paint shop either by upgrading existing facilities or by building new ones to take advantage of the latest technology available. But manufacturers also go to extraordinary measures to prepare the vehicle’s surface before it is painted, including making sure the surface is clean and ready to absorb a coating.
RFID Refines Automotive Electroplating
Radio Frequency Identification systems can automate and optimize operational sequences during electroplating, especially with automotive parts. The operator of a new plant can often reduce error-prone manual inputs, making the production more efficient and transparent than ever before.
Buffing & Polishing: The Need for Speed
The correct peripheral speed is an important consideration in getting the right results from your buffing operation. A buff that is turning too fast or too slow may result in damage to the buff or to the workpiece.
Have Guns, Will Travel to Show Them
Nordson unveils three new products--the Trilogy electrostatic spray gun, the Encore LT manual powder spray gun and the Encore Modular Control System--at recent shows