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6,000-lb Hoist Handles Array of Applications
Air Control Equipment Fabricated from Variety of Materials
Aluminum Deoxidizer Offers Corrosion Resistance
Antitarnish Process Uses Nanotechnology to Protect Metals
Array of Finishing Technologies Offered
Array of Plating Equipment, Replacement Parts on Display
ASF Anodizing Instruments Enable Process Control
Backflushing Filter Systems Handle Aggressive Chemicals
Basecoat Minimizes White Corrosion
CAD Software Evaluates Electroplating Processes
Charged Aerosol Detector Measures Plating Bath Additives
Chrome Plating System Offers Sustainable Alternative
Combo Temperature Controller Designed for Tight Process Control
Custom Centrifugal Dryers Reduce Processing Times
Custom Heat Exchangers Suited for Harsh Environments
Dangler Buyback Program Available
Drum Pumps Made from Thermoplastics, Stainless
EN System Reduces Nickel Concentration
Environmental Remediation Services Addressed
Fastener Coating is Zinc-Rich, Chrome-Free
Film Provides Protection over Black Oxide Coatings
Filter Presses Reduce Finishing Waste
Finishing Equipment Can Be Customized
Fume Suppressants Reduce Chrome Misting
Gages, Probes Measure Surface Finishes
Group Offers Wastewater Treatment Systems, Finishing Technology
Hard Gold Process Suited for High-Speed Connector Plating
Heat Exchangers Available in Titanium, Zirconium, Stainless
Hoist System Offers “Top-Running” Design
Hot Water Boiler Offers High-Btu Input
Immersible Pumps Offer High Hydraulic Efficiency
Internal Stress Deposit Measurement Methods Reviewed
Ion Exchange Enables Raw Water Purification, Wastewater Treatment
Liners Protect Hard Chrome Plating Tanks
Machining Services Create Fluid Storage Products
Management Software Designed for Metal Finishing
Metal Finishing Chemicals Available
Microfiltration System Removes Wastewater Contaminates
pH/ORP Electrodes Handle Harsh Applications
Plating Bath Metering Pumps Are Self-Priming
Plating Gage Suitable for Unusual Surfaces
Plating Measurement System Boosts X-Ray Tube Life
Platinized Anodes Available in Three Varieties
Plotter Cutter Provides Customizable Masking
Polyhedral Boranes for Surface Finishing Applications
Power Rectifiers Feature Modular Design
Power Supply Service and Support Available
Precipitators Separate Waste from Industrial Electrolytes, Liquors
Pumps Feature More Efficient Geometries
Range of Masking Tapes for Range of Applications
Scrubber Systems Exceed Chrome Emission Standards
Software Caters to Service-Based Manufacturers
Software Suite Integrates with Enterprise Devices
Stainless Mist Eliminators Handle Harsh Chemistries
Supplier Offers Plating Chemistry, Equipment, Expertise
Switch-mode Rectifiers Available in Various Sizes
Titanium Anodes Offer Plating Benefits
Titanium Coils Heat, Cool Plating Baths
Tool Design Services Available
Trivalent Passivate for Zinc, Zinc-Nickel Deposits
Trivalent Passivate Produces Deep Black Finish
Used Industrial Stock Includes Material-Handling Equipment
Variety of Cleaning Technologies Available
Variety of Plating Machinery Offered
Variety of Used Equipment Available
Water-Based Cleaner Pretreats Prior to PVD
Water-Based Coatings Protect Ferrous Metals
Weld Cleaning System Protects Against Corrosion
Wet Particulate Collector Reduces Maintenance
Work Order Software Designed for Finishing Industry
XRF Analyzer Optimizes Finishing Productivity
Zinc Technology Increases Corrosion Protection
Zinc, Zinc Alloy Plating Systems Provide Uniform Deposits
Zinc-Nickel Alloys Provide Uniform Deposit
Zinc-Nickel Processes Offer Improved Plating

News Briefs

BASF Expands Ecoat in Shanghai
Chemetall Acquires SaberPack Glass Protection Business
DeFelsko Corp. Named Innovative Product of the Year Winner
Dupont’s Tefzel Brand Name is Back
Durex Expands Testing and Analysis Labs
Enthone Publishes Corrosion Resistant Coatings Guide
Exel Appoints Steve Romer, Senior Systems Application Engineer
Global Demand for Paint & Coatings to Reach 51.6 Million Metric Tons
Global Finishing Solutions Launches Redesigned Website
Keyland Polymer Signs Sales Agreement for Representation in Turkey
Kyzen Continues Strengthening Its Midwestern Support
Osborn Offers Product and Application Lab Services
PPG Acquires Central American Marine Coatings Business
PPG Invests Big in Mexico
Process Equipment Manufacturer Expands Facility
The Crown Group Earns Recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”
The Finishing Co. Acquires Jet Finishers Inc.
Uyemura Tech Center Announces Professional Staff Additions
Walter Surface Technologies Introduces Cleaner Selector App

Feature Articles

If There Were a Plating Hall of Fame ... Here's Our Choices
Making the Switch from Hex to Tri Chrome
Painting Finesse in America’s Heartland
Stopping Bond Lift in Aluminum-to-Gold Wire Bonds

Financial Finish

By The Numbers: March Finishing Business Index at 55
March Finishing Business Index at 55

New Products

Abtex System Deburrs High-Volume, Fineblanked Parts
Applied Plastics Strip and Recoat Service Available for Forming Mandrels
Grieve Electric Walk-In Oven Cures Coatings on Titanium
Guyson Slurry-Blast System Offers 2-Axis Gun Motion
NEI Corp. Superhydrophobic Coating Resists Abrasion
Specialty Coating Systems Jet Valve Technology Improves Spray Coating Control
Systematic pH Controller Suited for Wastewater Treatment

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Inter-Coat Adhesion Problems
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Powder on Wood
Replating Chrome on Nickel
Salt Spray Testing vs. Field Performance
Shadows in Electropolish
Solid-Film Lubricants
Stress Reducer

Blog

Asterion Video Demonstrates Hull Cell Analysis
Elcometer Opens New Houston Office
Jeff Gordon's #24 Axalta Car Gets Refinished in GFS Paint Booth
KMI Systems Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Kushner Plating School Adds Globally Harmonized System Labeling And Safety Data Sheet Training
Mass. Platers Can Get $30,000 Incentive Grant
NASF Washington Forum Covers Upcoming Rules, Regulations
New Nissan Paint Is "Self-Cleaning"
Palmetto Plating Celebrates 50 Years
Polychem Powder Coatings launches Urban Illusion Collection
Register Now for CCAI's Annual Meeting
Therma-Tron-X Named Daifuku Webb Top Distributor

End of the Line

A Conversation with … Waasy Boddison, American Plating Power

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A New Sacrificial Corrosion Protection Mechanism for High Performance Zinc/Aluminum Flake Coating Systems and Applications

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Professor Fink and the Search for the Holy Grail

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