News Briefs

AkzoNobel Introduces Complete Automotive Wheel System
AkzoNobel investing $67M in Western China
AkzoNobel Powder Coatings to Provide Rapid Delivery in Southwest
B.L. Downey Co. LLC has received a Level 5 approval from Caterpillar Inc.
Enthone Conducts Decorative Chrome Technical Training for Volkswagen
Enthone Publishes Pearlbrite Satin Nickel Automotive OEM Approvals Listing
Hardcoat Anodizing Association Calls for Papers
HMG Paints Ltd. Opens New U.K. Training Facility
Linetec Adds 30,000 sq ft for Growth
Medina Plating Acquires New Building for Future Plating and Powder Lines
Nanodiamond Plating Applications Awarded R&D Boost
Pavco Hires Grant Keers
Selas Heat Technology Relocates Manufacturing to Ohio
Tony Varda Hired as Sales Manager at KMI Systems
Vacuum Coating Course Offered Online
Walgren Co. Opens Mexico Headquarters
Walter Surface Technologies Opens $30 Million International Campus

Ask an Expert

Blisters on Zinc-Plated Steel
Clear Anodize as a Paint Base
Coating Options for Steel
Coating Process Options
Electropolishing of Gold and Gold Alloys
EN and Plating Out
Hazy Chrome Plate
Inspecting Paint Texture
Phosphate Pretreatment of Galvanized Steel
Proper Coating Thickness
Protection from Laser Marking on Aerospace Parts
Reader Response to Hard, Abrasion-Resistant Coating
Refurbishing Gas Cylinders

New Products

Birchwood Finishes Protect Oil, Gas Drilling Components
Datacolor Software Enables Faster Paint Color Matching
Enthone Direct Metallization Process Plates on Plastics
EPi Mobile App Tailored for Electroplaters
Exair External-Mix Spray Nozzles Offer Precise Liquid Flow
Guyson Robotic Surface Preparation System Blasts Components
Imperial Systems Cartridge Filters Offer NanoFiber Filtration Technology
Keller Filtration System Provides Dry Separation in Wet Painting Operations
MacDermid Solutions Protect Against Microorganism Growth During Plating
Norton Abrasive Films Used in Powertrain Polishing Applications
Oxford XRFs Offer Accurate Coating Thickness Measurement
Walter Grinding Wheel Easily Removes Mill Scale
Weiler Controlled-Flare End Brushes Clean Hard-to-Reach Areas


Mid-Winter Surface Finishing Conference in Orlando is Jan. 22-24
New England Surface Finishing Conference Attracts Dozens


Gema Manual Powder Coating System Cuts Color Change-over Time
Global Finishing Modular Powder Booths Optimize Airflow, Transfer Efficiency
Graco Positive Displacement Proportioner Reduces Material Waste
Kremlin Rexson Finishing System Reduces Material Waste
Pneu-Mech Ovens Cure Liquid and Powder Finishes
Sames Electrostatic Powder Applicator Offers High Transfer Efficiency
Turbo Spray Dual-Head HVLP Gun Combines Spray Capabilities
Walther Pilot Manual Spray Guns Handle Virtually Any Material


Considerations Regarding the Proper Loading of Vibratory Finishing Bowls for Optimal Quality, Performance and Throughput Efficiency
Electrodeposition of Ni-Fe-Mo-W Alloys - Part 2

Never Finished

Lean on the Coater

Feature Articles

Cutting Down Pretreatment Waste and Water
Is Aerospace Finishing Filled to Capacity?
Piling on for Powder Coatings

Finishing Touch

I’ll Drink to That … 4,000,000 Times

End of the Line

A Conversation With ... Norm Plotkin

Suppliers | Products | Experts | News | Articles | Calendar | Process Zones

The Voice of the Finishing Industry Since 1936 Copyright © Gardner Business Media, Inc. 2017

Subscribe | Advertise | Contact Us | All Rights Reserved