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Jose Tirado

Jose Tirado

Jose Tirado is founder of Ti6 Consulting International, and has more than 25 years of international experience in electrocoating, metal finishing, process control, advanced materials, corrosion testing and evaluation, environmental and regulatory compliance, as well as solar and renewable energy.

His career includes being a city industrial monitoring chief and serving as engineering manager and director of technology solutions in the U.S. and overseas for a Midwest firm that specialized in the design of equipment and applications for specialty metal and non-metal treatments and industrial paints

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Metal Content of E-coat

Which metals could be present in a zinc phosphate pretreatment layer and a cathodic epoxy electrocoat layer?

Ask an Expert Published: March 03, 2014

E-coat Paint Shrinkage

What is the true meaning of shrinkage in electrocoat paint?

Ask an Expert Published: February 24, 2014

Eliminating Voltage Rupture

Why are galvanized substrates more prone to voltage rupture than other metallic substrates?

Ask an Expert Published: December 04, 2013

Why E-Coat Over Silver?

Why would anyone use electrocoat over silver?

Ask an Expert Published: December 02, 2013

Clear E-Coat Over Chrome?

Can a clear e-coat be applied over a chrome-plated surface (brass or zinc)?

Ask an Expert Published: November 27, 2013

Minimizing Shear on Paint

If you split flow streams in an e-coat paint recirculation line, what is the best method for manipulating flow rates that would minimize excessive shear on the paint?

Ask an Expert Published: November 26, 2013

Cleaning an E-Coat Oven

How can we clean an electrocoat oven for producing high-quality parts?

Ask an Expert Published: November 25, 2013

Bright, Custom E-Coat Colors

Can you customize electrocoat to match a specific color?

Ask an Expert Published: November 22, 2013

How Can I Tell If it's Been E-Coated?

How do I know if the black car parts I buy from aftermarket dealers are e-coated for anti-corrosion protection?

Ask an Expert Published: November 21, 2013

Feed-Over Test

Ask an Expert Published: September 03, 2013

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