Attaching Transducers with Adhesive
Question: We have an ultrasonic cleaning machine with several tanks with 18 piezoelectric transducers attached in each one.
Mechanical plating is an alternative coating system for the impact deposition of zinc and other ductile metals. This article reviews the application technique and performance benefits of this alternative technology to electrodeposition and hot dip galvanizing...
Monitoring and controlling a powder coating system by modem linked to a remote computer provides the ability for remote diagnosis and adjustment, reducing the need for on-site service...
Clear Coat For Galvanized Steel
Question: Our company is the leading fence and mechanical tube producer in the Caribbean basin.
On My Mind: Behind Closed Doors
Recently I watched the movie 13 Days, which chronicles the behind-the-scenes discussions of the Kennedy administration during the Cuban missile crisis.
Steps for Safe Hazmat Shipping
Question: I need literature on high gloss problems concerning liquid paint and conventional oven curing.
Small Scale Zinc Plating
Question: In my spare time I like to do restoration work on automobiles.
Copper in a Nickel Plating Bath
Question: We use a Watts bright nickel plating bath and have recently noticed a grayish color in the low current density areas of our parts.
Question: What is the recommended chemical cleaning process and composition prior to electroless nickel plating for magnesium?
Plating on Hafnium Substrates
Question: We have to plate platinum and silver on some parts that are made of hafnium.
Black Nylon Powder Coating
Question: We have a custom coating shop where we apply paint as well as powder coatings.
A review of experiments that show the effect of agitation, loading and stabilizer level...
Much has been written about media selection.
Thanks to a high-quality electrocoat, a unique approach to coating bumpers and an excellent relationship with its supplier, Meridian has a 100% quality rating for electrocoat-only parts and a high quality rating for A-gloss parts...
Avoid Painting the Conveyor?
Question: We are painting using electrostatic spray guns.
Dot Commentary: "Thank God" for the Internet
When you write a column focused on the Internet, it's pretty easy to get wrapped up in the bad stuff.
Stripping in the Field
Question: I noticed your response to the first question in the January 2001 issue of Products Finishing.
Industrial Cleaning Techniques
Question: I'm looking for information about scientific groups and firms dealing with the cleaning of rust, cutting oils, grease, etc. from metal surfaces.
Cleaning Low Carbon Steel
Question: I have constant velocity joint components from an automotive application that I believe to be a low carbon steel.
Non-Slip Powder Coating
Question: Do you know of a non-slip powder coating?
Chromate Color Change
Question: We use a blue-bright type chromate on parts that are plated in an alkaline, non-cyanide zinc bath.
Perspectives: Why Industry Conferences Are Important
Why is it so important to attend conferences, especially when the media sends out reports such as the following? "U.S.