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Paint Delamination Issues
What could be causing delamination of wood coated with water-based paints, papers and veneers?

Ask an Expert Published: June 03, 2014
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Powder Coating: Rodger Talbert

Pinholes in Bend Area
How can we prevent pinholes from forming in the bend area of a part after the powder coating has cured?

Ask an Expert Published: May 30, 2014
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Legal & Policy: Beth Gotthelf

Minimizing Frequency of OSHA Inspections
A safety program goes a long way to reduce accidents, worker complaints and violations, and to comply with OSHA regulations—all of which should lead to a reduced need for OSHA to inspect your facility.

Ask an Expert Published: March 27, 2014
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Electrocoat: Jose Tirado

Increasing Coating Thickness
How can I modify my e-coat process to increase film thickness?

Ask an Expert Published: June 09, 2014
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Hex Chrome Problem
We get very little plating buildup on high-current-density areas with our hexavalent chromium bath.

Ask an Expert Published: June 05, 2014
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Cleaning: David S. Peterson

Chrome Pretreatment
What are effective pretreatments before painting over chrome?

Ask an Expert Published: June 06, 2014
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Anodizing: Larry Chesterfield

Adhesion of Applied Organic Coatings
Our expert addresses an amalgamation of many different questions from folks who are baffled and frustrated by this adhesion problem on their anodized parts.

Ask an Expert Published: May 08, 2014
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Mechanical Finishing: Pat Wenino

Aluminum Burnishing/Brightening
How can we eliminate damage to aluminum parts finished in a vibratory machine with steel ball-cone media?

Ask an Expert Published: April 02, 2014
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