Asterion

5425 W 84th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46268 US

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Combining High Tech with High Touch

Asterion is a leading manufacturer of specialty chemical finishing products for all aspects of the metal finishing industry from a wide variety of pretreatment, to powder coating to plating.

As Seen In Products Finishing

Asterion Carbo-Dry carbonate removal system

System Removes Carbonates from Alkaline Zinc Alloy Plating
Asterion’s Carbo-Dry unit is designed to remove carbonates, sulfates and other impurities from alkaline zinc alloy plating solutions.

What’s Suddenly Causing a Cleaner’s Short Bath Life?
Q. My cleaner is suddenly experiencing a short bath life. Did something change? Plating expert Jake Fisher from Asterion tackles this question.

Spencer Curnutte, technical sales representative, Asterion

Asterion Appoints Spencer Curnutte Technical Sales Representative
Surface technology company, Asterion, appoints Spencer Curnutte as technical sales representative for western Ohio and eastern Kentucky regions. 

Doug Trageser, Southeastern U.S. regional manager at Asterion.

Asterion Welcomes Back Doug Trageser, Southeastern U.S. Regional Manager
Doug Trageser rejoins Asterion as the company’s Southeastern U.S. regional manager.

Ultra Alkaline Zinc System Offers Enhanced Chromate Adhesion
Asterion showcases its Ultra alkaline zinc systems offering enhanced corrosion protection and chromate adhesion.

Fully RoHS compliant, the dyeable formulations range from iridescent bright blue to jet black.

Alkaline Zinc Systems Answer the Call for Integrated Solution
Asterion introduces a comprehensive plating system covering demands for productivity, corrosion resistance and appearance.

Different Course, Same Strokes for Asterion's Vandivier
Blair Vandivier, president and CEO of Asterion, reflects on his recent experience as a committee chair of several hundred volunteers for the BMW Championship on his company blog.

Asterion Techniplate E-Nic 1200

Asterion Introduces Techniplate E-NIC 1200 High-Speed, High-Phosphorous Electroless Nickel
Provides exceptional corrosion and wear resistance as the process imparts a semi-bright deposit that is RoHS compliant and meets the stringent requirements of the ELV and WEE directives.

Mike Woodruff, technical sales representative.

Asterion Appoints Mike Woodruff as Technical Sales Representative
Woodruff is responsible for the sales and technical support of the company’s high-performance plating processes, pretreatment chemistry and powder coatings products in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and eastern Arkansas.

Asterion White Paper Details How Water Selection Impacts the Plating Process
“Water and the Plating Process” is authored by technical sales engineer Jake Fisher, and details how water plays an integral and critical role in the plating process.

Asterion New Sample Submission Process Delivers Enhanced Customer Experience
Designed to ensure ease-of-use and quick customer response, the submission process meets growing customer requirements to optimize plating line efficiency and productivity at a low cost of ownership.

Blair Vandivier Named a Fellow by the NASF
Honor recognizes those NASF members that have made significant and lasting contributions through their leadership and dedicated service.

Asterion’s Technicoat Passivate Produces Blue Finish
This product is formulated to produce a consistently blue, bright finish when applied to electroplated zinc.

Plating Q&A: Benefits of Different Soak Cleaners
There are three primary types of soak cleaners: liquid, two-part liquid and powder.

C&R Plating Completes $2.5 Million Expansion
Project includes a 6,600 square foot addition and a new 8-station rack zinc and zinc nickel plating line.

Asterion’s Carbo-Dry Reduces Carbonates, Avoids Shutdowns
Skid-mounted system produces almost solid crystals for removal.

Asterion Tools

Mobile App Eases Calculations for Routine Finishing Tasks
Asterion LLC offers its Asterion Tools mobile app to ease routine calculations. Available for Android and Apple devices, this free app aids in simple metric-to-imperial conversions as well as more complex addition rate calculations for liquids or powders.

Asterion Launches New App For Finishing Calculations
Asterion Tools includes a set of calculations commonly used in metal finishing processes.

Attend CEF Certification February 9-13
Asterion, LLC is offering the class in Indianapolis from February 9-13, with the certification test being held on February 13

Blair Vandivier

A Conversation with … Blair Vandivier, President and CEO, Asterion
Blair Vandivier is a lawyer, a pilot and a former college golfer, as well as a board member of the NASF.

Product Categories of Asterion

Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Plating Processes for Aluminum
Plating Processes for Magnesium
Plating Processes for Plastics
Plating Processes for Printed Circuits
Plating Processes, alloy: chromium substitute
Plating Processes, brass or bronze
Plating Processes, cadmium
Plating Processes, chromium
Plating Processes, chromium, colored
Plating Processes, chromium, trivalent
Plating Processes, cobalt, cobalt alloy
Plating Processes, copper
Plating Processes, fluoborate
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, nickel, colored
Plating Processes, nickel-iron
Plating Processes, tin
Plating Processes, tin-lead
Plating Processes, tin-nickel
Plating Processes, tin-zinc
Plating Processes, zinc
Plating Processes, zinc-cobalt
Plating Processes, zinc-iron
Plating Processes, zinc-nickel