Special Joint NASF Update
The U.S. Department of Defense in early May issued its final procurement rule governing military uses of hexavalent chromium.
Chemically Accelerated Vibratory Surface Finishing (CAVSF) with Oxalic Acid-Based Solutions
It has been shown that the inexpensive chemically accelerated vibratory surface finishing (CAVSF) process can reduce the average surface roughness.
A Protective Decorative Electrolytic Coloring Process for Aluminum
The main task of this work was to study the influence of the different parameters on the electrolytic coloring process for aluminum.
Finishing Business Roundtable
This may come as a shock to those pundits ready to declare the U.S. a manufacturing wasteland, but this really doesn’t come as a big surprise to those in the industrial community. In 2010, there were more jobs added in manufacturing than were lost - 130,000 of them.
Membrane Technology by Electroplating Processes
A broad overview of the latest developments on membrane technology and their advantages in the electroplating industry.
2011 Washington Forum Wrap-up
Once again, the attendees - more than 100 participants and over 25 speakers - were given straight talk and found that the elections of 2010 had spawned a new climate in Washington, more receptive to promoting industry.
NASF Government & Industry Affairs Update: Selected Developments
The American Conference of Government Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) intends to develop new Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) for nickel and cobalt.
NASF May 2011