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3M Abrasives Designed to Boost Productivity
Guyson Precision Blast System Features Robotic Automation
Haviland Trivalent Passivate Produces Deep Black Finish
Jotun Coatings Line Adds Zinc Primers
Martech Compressed Air System Cleans, Dries, Heats Atomizing Air
Metabo Combo Wheel Combines Cutting, Grinding
Mocap Threaded Plugs Protect Threads, Fittings
Norton App Features Right-Angle Grinding Products
Saint Clair Modules Eliminate Inconsistencies in Coil Coating
Sherwin-Williams High-Temp-Resistant Coating Combats Corrosion Under Insulation
Sherwin-Williams Powder Line Adds Satin Sheen Finishes in RAL Colors

Feature Articles

Hard Lessons in Hardcoating
NASF REPORT: NASF Collaborates with Canadian Finishers
nCoP Takes the Hex Out of Chrome Plating
PPG Using Selectively Strippable System For RAF
There’s No Stopping This Powder Coating Line

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Orange Peel on Wheels
Plating Bath Additives
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Rotating Anodes
Spraying High-Viscosity Paints
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News Briefs

A Brite Co. Acquires Sunbelt Systems
Able Electropolishing Earns ISO Certifications
Cadmium Compounds Under Scrutiny in USEPA Action Metals Precedent May Be Set
CCAI Launches Export Initiative with U.S. Department of Commerce
Chemetall Opens $25 Million Facility in Michigan
Coral Chemical Earns Chrysler Supplier Approval
Coventya Names Protective Technologies Manager
Dymax Launches Website for LED-Curable Technology
Harvard Research Finds New Ways to Change Coating Colors
International Paint Coating Available in Canada
Law Firm Begins "Conflict Minerals Rule" Resource Center
NACOSH and ACCSH meet in Washington, D.C., to provide recommendations on OSHA policies and procedures
NASF Presents at NADCAP on Metals and Chemicals Regulation
NASF's SUR/FIN Returns To Chicago In 2013
New Coating for Aluminum Replaces Chromate
Orkla, Norsk Hydro Combine in Joint Venture
Osborn Celebrates 125th Anniversary
Transmet Expands Cast Zinc Shot Plant
TURI Receives $82K Grant from EPA to Help Auto Body and Repair Shops

Finishing Touch

Going Back to Read About Finishing’s Future


AAC Issues Call for Papers for 2013 Anodizing Conference in Seattle
AnoStyle Offers Anodized Color Options For iPhone, iPad
CCAI Finishing Pavilion And Conference Sets Records at FABTECH 2012
How ‘Transparent’ Is Graphene, Researchers Ask?
NASF Bright Design Challenge Kicks Off Jan. 16
SFCHINA2012 Attracts 10,000+ To Guangzhou
Sifco Applied Surface Concepts Group Acquired by Norman Hay Group
Triumph Group Acquires Aerospace Finisher Embee Incorporated

End of the Line

A Conversation With ...Chris Schlesinger


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