SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts

5708 E Schaaf Rd.
Independence, OH 44131 US

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      SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts provide practical, cost-effective selective brush plating solutions to improve part performance and reduce manufacturing costs through corrosion protection, increased wear resistance, increased hardness, improved conductivity, anti-galling or slip.

SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts is the Industry Leader
in Selective Electroplating Technology

SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts provides practical, cost-effective solutions for surface enhancement to improve part performance and reduce manufacturing costs through corrosion protection, increased wear resistance, increased hardness, improved conductivity, anti-galling or slip.

Selective Plating: the best kept aerospace secret

SIFCO Process® selective plating.

SIFCO ASC - Cadmium Kit

SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts introduces a new highly portable cadmium travel kit for LHE® touchup applications.

As Seen In Products Finishing

men looking at robot coating parts

Automated Selective Plating Takes Off With Safran Project
Sifco ASC has partnered with Safran on various surface finishing projects for more than 20 years, including recent work to increase wear resistance on an aircraft’s axles.

Study Reveals Finishing Industry Barriers to Phasing Out Cadmium
Sifco conducted the survey, which they say was done to gage the industry knowledge of about speculation that the U.S. aerospace industry will phase out cadmium by 2023.

Integrated Power Services uses selective brush plating for turbine repairs.

Turbine Repairs Call for Selective Brush Plating Solution
IPS uses in situ repairs to minimize downtime and maintain revenue flows.

Brompton bike

Surface Technology Plates Second Cycle of Brompton Bikes
The Nickel Edition, the most advanced finish used by Brompton to date, is electroless nickel plated by Surface Technology at its Leeds facility in England.

SIFCO ASC’s automated plating systems

Automated Plating Systems Eliminate Use of Immersion Tank
SIFCO Process Automation can be tailored to operate within many production processes.

SIFCO ASC Appoints Gruppo Gaser as Italian Partner
SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) partners with one of Italy’s leading specialists in the treatment of metal surfaces, Gruppo Gaser, to grow the global footprint of its SIFCO Process of selective plating.

SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) received an American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment (PDA) for its SIFCO Process of selective plating.

SIFCO ASC Plating Process Recognized by American Bureau of Shipping
SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) received an American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment (PDA) for its SIFCO Process of selective plating.

Plating Clinic: Adhesion of Brush Plated Deposits
Q. How well does a brush-plated deposit adhere to the base metal?

Sifco ASC to Host Free Event on Extending Equipment Life
‘Extending Equipment Life for You and Your Customers’ will take place on Thursday, September 15 at Sifco’s facility in Houston.

Sifco White Paper Talks Best Kept Aerospace Secret
The white paper makes the case for a wider adoption of selective plating, both for salvage and repair as well as many OEM applications.

Portable Plating Process Repair Gets Crane Mining Again
By repairing the pinion gear of a mining crane in-situ with a selective plating process, a crane was able to return to service with minimal downtime and extend the working life of the gear components.

The application potential and benefits of selective brush plating.

Localizing a Surface Solution
The application potential and benefits of selective brush plating.

SIFCO ASC Flies High With Added Seal Of Approval From Nadcap
Company receives Nadcap AC7108 Rev F accreditation for chemical processing for the aerospace sector at its Cleveland and Connecticut facilities

Sifco ASC Receives OHSAS 18001 Accreditation
The standard is an internationally accepted method used to assess and audit occupational health and safety management systems.

SIFCO ASC Achieves OHSAS 18001 Certification
OHSAS 18001 standard is an internationally accepted method used to assess and audit occupational health and safety management systems.

Sifco Assists Oil Rig Repairs after Lightning Damage
Removing the damaged part for replacement would have been extremely costly and time-consuming, with every hour of downtime costing the platform operator thousands of dollars in lost production.

Sifco and Bell Helicopters Present at Sur/Fin
Scientific research on a less toxic alternative to rotorcraft corrosion protection will be presented by SIFCO ASC and Bell Helicopter experts at Sur/Fin

Selective Brush Plating a Tin-Zinc Alloy for Sacrificial Corrosion Protection
A tin-zinc selective brush plated coating has been developed to provide sacrificial corrosion protection without the use of toxic chemicals.

SIFCO ASC Launches New Brand Identity And Website
Company launches a new corporate identity and website showcasing the full range of its products and services for component enhancement, repair and refurbishment.

Sifco Plating Rectifiers Offer Quick Adjustment Features
Sifco Applied Surface Concepts’ Classic Power Pack plating rectifiers feature rapid adjustment dials for voltage and amperage changes, as well as a three-position switch to change the polarity.

Product Categories of SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts

Anodizing Processes and Equipment, aluminum hardcoat
Anodizing Processes, aluminum
Brush Plating Equipment, Solutions and Supplies
Coatings, military and government specification
Deburring Equipment, Processes, electrochemical
Electropolishing Equipment
Electropolishing Solutions
EMI/RFI Shielding Finishes
Plating Activators, all metals
Plating and Anodizing Equipment
Plating Processes for Aluminum
Plating Processes, brass or bronze
Plating Processes, cadmium
Plating Processes, chromium
Plating Processes, chromium, trivalent
Plating Processes, cobalt, cobalt alloy
Plating Processes, copper
Plating Processes, gold
Plating Processes, indium
Plating Processes, iron
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, nickel sulfamate
Plating Processes, nickel, colored
Plating Processes, nickel, satin finish
Plating Processes, palladium
Plating Processes, platinum
Plating Processes, rhodium
Plating Processes, silver
Plating Processes, tin
Plating Processes, tin-lead
Plating Processes, tin-nickel
Plating Processes, zinc
Plating Processes, zinc-nickel
Selective Plating Machines
Stripping Solutions, metal