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Painting 101
I need a finish that is both easily applied and durable. Do you know of anything?

Ask an Expert Published: July 01, 2015
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Powder Coating: Rodger Talbert

Powder Coating Q&A: Airflow in a Powder Booth
One of the potential suppliers has offered a booth with a cartridge collector on one side only and the other supplier recommends we have a collector on both sides of the booth.

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015
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Legal & Policy: Beth Gotthelf

Are You Exporting a Defense Item?
Here is a very basic overview of ITAR and what to consider if your company is doing any business in the aerospace or defense industry.

Ask an Expert Published: July 01, 2015
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Electrocoat: Jose Tirado

Electrocoating Q&A: Ecoat for OEMs Versus Job Shops
Are the industrial market electrocoat materials different that the materials used by the OEMs?

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015
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Plating Q&A: Can Electroless Nickel Tarnish?
What can we do to minimize tarnishing electroless nickel deposits?

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015
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Cleaning: David S. Peterson

Aluminum Cleaning
Which chemicals can be used for an aluminum degreasing bath?

Ask an Expert Published: August 01, 2015
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Anodizing: Larry Chesterfield

Anodizing Q&A: Calculation for Adding Aluminum to a New Anodizing Bath
What is the calculation for adding aluminum to an anodizing bath?

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015
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Mechanical Finishing: Pat Wenino

Spindle Finishing for Heavy Burr Removal
What type of automated finishing machine do we need?

Ask an Expert Published: July 01, 2015
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