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Part Protection for Overseas Shipment
Powder on Plastic Parts
Prevention of E-Coat Cracking on Bent Sheet Metal
Proper Wet Tape Adhesion Testing Procedure
Scratches and Drops after ED Coating
Shadows after Electropolishing Stainless Steel
Stressed Nickel Sulfamate Deposits
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Aqueous Paint Stripper Removes Coatings in Sheets
Autodeposition Coating Provides Thermal Stability, Edge Protection
Bactericide-Free Metalworking Fluids Improves Performance
Cap Plugs Reseal after Nitrogen Injection/Charging
Centrifugal Screener
Coating Control System Eases User Interface
Coatings Line Provides Highly Reflective Metallic Appearance
Coat-N-Cure Modular Powder Systems
Conveyorized Cabinet Washers
Custom Washers Suit Finishing Lines
Cyclic Corrosion Tester Controls Chamber Relative Humidity
Dynamic Surface Regeneration Technology Eliminates Slime
Electrostatic Lube System Achieves High Transfer Efficiency
Emergency Laboratory Safety Shower Decontamination Booth
Flexible Multi-metal Pretreatment Technology for Automotive Industry
Funnel Powder Coating Unit Provides Stable, Consistent Output
Gloss Meter Series Includes Three Models
HDLV Spray System Offers On-Gun Adjustments
Hoist Finishing Systems for Pretreatment and E-Coating
Knives Cover Wider Spans, Provides Seamless Airflow
Line of Architectural, Industrial Powder Coatings
Line of Masking, Protection, Hanging Products
Line of Modular Spray Booths and Curing Ovens
Load Bars Use Retaining Clips to Reduce Labor
Low-Gloss Anodic Finishes
Nanoindentation Instruments Suit Variety of Applications
Noncontact Powder Thickness Gage Predicts Cure Thickness
Oven Profiling Software Creates Inspection Profiles
Packaging Material Protects Powder-Coated Parts
Phosphate-Free Pretreatment Suits Three-Stage Washers
Plug’s Spiral Threads Match Holes for Masking
Powder Coatings Technology Produces Two-Coat System with One Bake
Pretreatment Replaces Iron Phosphates
Shaped Panels Suit Coating Display
Software Designed for Service-Based Manufacturing
Spray Guns Provide Ergonomic Design
Water-Based Pretreatment Line Offers Flexibility
Wireless Access Point Provides Wi-Fi Access to Inaccessible Areas


2014 New England Surface Finishing Regional Is Nov. 7
Aluminum In Danger Of Being Ruled Out Of Window PCR
American Plating Power Names Steve Smith Vice President of Sales
Asterion Acquires Southeastern Chemical, Inc.
California NASF Chapters Hosting Supplier Showcases
CCAI Announces 2014 Award Winners
DuBois Chemicals acquires Angler Industries
Enthone Publishes Plating-on-Plastics & Decorative Base Metals Guide
EPi, Eric Olander and Luke Donald Pair Up For First Tee Program
ICAFe Acquires Dove Equipment
Molly Kellogg Is New CEO At Hubbard-Hall
NASF Science and Engineering Scholarship Competition Now Open
New CCAI Online Training Videos Now Available
Rightech Fabrications Earns ISO 9001:2008
Sherwin-Williams Launches Two New Powder Coating Lines
SIFCO ASC Flies High With Added Seal Of Approval From Nadcap


Air-Cooled Systems Offer UV Lighting for Edge Curing
Batch Process Ovens Offer Customizable, Cost-Efficient Solutions
Dry-off and Cure Ovens Offer Energy Efficient Solutions for Finishing Applications
Durable Steel Oven Prevents Uncontrollable Expansion
Modular Batch Curing Ovens Offer Flexible Burner Locations
Ovens for Liquid and Powder Finishing
Ovens with Exhaust Airstreams Safe for Environment
Walk-In Oven Features Removable Top-Mounted Heat Chamber

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By The Numbers: Finishing Business Index at 52.0


Chromium-free Etching and Palladium-free Plating of Plastics
The Elimination of Whiskers from Electroplated Tin

News Briefs

Accessa Hires Sales Manager
American Plating Power Appoints Vice President of Sales
CCAI Announces Award Winners, Board Members
Columbia Chemical Approved as Plating Supplier by Several OEMs
Datacolor Acquires Media Logic SNC
DuBois Chemicals Acquires Angler Industries
Enthone Holds Plating Seminars in Spain, Poland, Germany
MacDermid Sponsors Automotive Finishing Seminar in Germany
PPG Publishes Industrial Coatings Brochure
Sifco ASC Receives OHSAS 18001 Accreditation
Wall Colmonoy Appoints General Sales Manager

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2014 Powder Coating Show
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Groups Merge to Form NASF’s Michigan Chapter
NASF: Senate Panel Approves Changes To Chemical Facility Rules
Science of Successfully Anodizing Die Cast Substrate
Sweet Smell of Painting Success

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