Luster-On Products will introduce 490L, a deoxidizer which, coupled with the company’s aluminum cleaners, is designed to economically prepare and condition the surface of aluminum alloys to properly accept conversion coatings. It can process aluminum alloy AL-2024 to consistently meet the salt spray requirements of MIL-DTL-5541F, the company says. 490L also is recommended for anodizing processes.
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The average plating shop has about eight finishing lines in use, while the average Top Shops has almost 13 lines, according to the 2017 Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey results.