“True Black” PVD Coating Has Arrived
After 10 years, Vapor Technologies says it has hit the mark with the world’s first true-black advanced “low-temperature arc vapor deposition” (LTAVD) coating.
Measuring Up On Coating Thickness
Fischer Technology’s DataCenter software eases measurement requirements, giving reasons why management guru W. Edwards Deming said: “If I had to reduce my message for management to just a few words, I’d say it all had to do with reducing variation.”
An Introduction to Cyclic Corrosion Testing
CCT is intended to be a more realistic way to perform salt spray tests than traditional, steady-state exposures. Here's a more realistic way to perform salt spray tests traditional, steady-state exposures
Lean = Green for Reliable Plating Works/Elite Finishing
The benefits of lean operations in the plating industry are well known. Here's a story on how a $12 million company, Reliable Plating Works/Elite Finishing in Milwaukee, saved more than $1 million.
President’s 2013 Budget Proposes Enhanced Tax Incentives
Finishing shop owners will be able to take advantage of most, if not all, of these proposed enhanced tax incentives.
Find A MEP In Your Area
The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a catalyst for strengthening American manufacturing – accelerating its ongoing transformation into a more efficient and powerful engine of innovation driving economic growth and job creation.
Co-Cure to the Rescue For A-Coat and Powder Coating
Henkel’s autodeposition protection technology is an alternative vehicle coating, as Android hopes to produce 9,000 vehicles this year for Florida-based Vehicle Production Group.