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Parts Cleaning Clinic: Brass Cleaning
Q. How do I clean brass to be powder coated? Expert David Peterson explains that, assuming you have some mill oil or metalworking lubricant on the surface of the brass, the minimum pretreatment needed is a degreasing of some type.
Ask an Expert Published: 11/1/2016
Parts Cleaning Clinic: Cleaning of Inconel
Q. What cleaning methods are recommended for finishing Inconel 718? Can this material be passivated or utilize the Summa process as 300 and 400 series stainless steel, or is there another way to remove the contaminants in regards to machining parts ...
Ask an Expert Published: 11/1/2016
Parts Cleaning Clinic: Phosphate Coating Problems
Q. We electrocoat sheet metal, iron castings (machined and non-machined) and aluminum castings (machined and non-machined surfaces) and are having problems with poor phosphating on aluminum substrates. We maintain the free acid at 0.7-1.1 points and...
Ask an Expert Published: 11/1/2016
Parts Cleaning Clinic: Pretreatment Equipment Suppliers
Q. I am researching manufacturers of aqueous part washers and phosphate pretreatment systems for powder coating, looking for companies that build conveyor systems, washers and treatment systems; not parts washers. The parts to be cleaned are various...
Ask an Expert Published: 11/1/2016
Parts Cleaning Clinic: Zinc Shot Blasting, Zinc Plating Alternatives
David S. Peterson talks zinc shot blasting, zinc plating alternatives, and advantages to reducing the heating of alkaline cleaners.
Ask an Expert Published: 10/1/2016
Parts Cleaning Clinic: Cleaning Oxygen-Free Copper
Q. Could you share with me how to lower or eliminate this defect and how to utilize automatic cleaning?
Ask an Expert Published: 7/22/2016
Cleaning Q&A: Coating a Threaded Area
Why won’t this conversion coating take to a threaded area?
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2016
Cleaning Q&A: Removal of Zinc Phosphate
How can we effectively remove phosphate from a steel surface after the drawing process?
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2016
Cleaning Q&A: Rust on Untreated Zinc Phosphate Surfaces
The internal phosphated surface of our parts rust if no rust preventive oil is applied within two or three days.
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2016
Cleaning Q&A: Lighting for Inspection
What is the best type of lighting for a designated buff and finesse area?
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2016

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