A pair of coaters—who are also racing enthusiasts—say they have made a significant advance in aluminum anodizing using ceramics to produce an extremely hard, corrosion- and wear-resistant anodic oxide coating.
Warsaw is home to a diverse and exceptionally local community of Tier 1s and specialty services providers, including Whimet Inc., a prominent, second-generation provider of anodizing and ultrasonic processing, ArticlePublished: 4/1/2013
Michael Kelner decided in 2007 to invest in a hardcoat aluminum anodizing shop in Minneapolis, despite having no coating experience whatsoever. Today, after investing more than $4 million and 10 months after construction started, Kelner has new equi... ArticlePublished: 12/1/2012
Tornos is not an everyday name in the surface finishing industry, but the company is well known as a machine tool builder, with some of the best machines in the world coming out of its European headquarters. ArticlePublished: 10/18/2012
Polaris' finishing department made sure its cleaning and pretreatment process was doing the job right before they electrocoated and powder coated popular off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and military vehicles. SEE THE VIDEO ArticlePublished: 5/1/2012
Ionic liquids have also been considered for parts cleaning applications because of their negligible vapor pressure, high thermal and electrochemical stability, and low melting points of less than 100°C. ArticlePublished: 4/1/2012