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Fundamentals

Looking to find out about the fundamentals of electroplating, liquid and powder coating, anodizing, mechanical finishing, and all the other aspects of surface finishing. This Fundamentals Zone offers expert advice on the basics of all of these finishing processes.

Author: Time for EPA to Lead in 'Real World' Safety Standards

"I implore our new administration in Washington to take the lead and bring good sense and reason back into the regulatory process."

Celebrating the First 80 Years

Oak is the traditional gift for someone turning 80 years old, as it symbolizes longevity and strength, two hallmarks of what we feel our magazine has been with the surface finishing industry since its debut in 1936.
Experts

Differences in Masking and Plug Materials

Q. Can you explain the differences between masking caps and plugs?
Experts

Guarding Against Counterfeit Parts

We have been doing a lot of defense work lately and are concerned about counterfeit parts. How can we protect ourselves?