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Chemeon Marketing Chemicals Under Changed Name
Company divested itself of former Metalast name.
2015 Fabtech Preview
CCAI Finishing Pavilion is largest in six years; show runs Nov. 9-12.
PPG Installs E-coat Primer System for Coast Guard
Eco-friendly aerospace primer saves time and weight and enhances corrosion resistance.
Measuring E-coat Throwpower
Electrocoat’s strength lies in its throwpower, but how can applicators take the most advantage of this characteristic?
Combining Ecoat and Plating for Next Generation Edge Protection
A method by which a high-purity and well-coalesced layer of aluminum metal is electroplated onto a steel substrate from an ionic liquid electrolyte.
Dr. Phil To The Rescue for Electroplaters
Techmetals’ president Phil Brockman is often the last electroplater that some customers visit on their search for solutions to persistent finishing issues or to plate unique parts. But it’s easy to see why most major aerospace, medical, defense, oil...
Air Force Enlists New Plating Shop for Duty
The new Advanced Metal Finishing facility—$67 million of plating technology and safety —was unveiled with a ceremony and public tours, but it won’t be fully operation until the end of this year when work transfers slowly from the older, adjoining AM...
Super Steel’s Grand E-Coat Re-Opening
Milwaukee-based contract manufacturer re-invigorates electrocoat line that symbolizes the revitalization of the company, which is celebrating its 90th birthday this year.
Steamed Over Heating Costs? Try Gas For Your Finishing Shop
The cost of natural gas in the U.S. is at record lows—about where the rates were in the mid-1970s—causing many in the plating industry who need to heat tanks to search for alternative avenues to curtail their rising energy costs.
The Call of Heavy Duty Coatings
PPG renews its commitment to heavy-duty equipment coatings with Caterpillar as it is selected the company’s industrial coatings business as the sole heavy-duty equipment coatings supplier for a new motor grader assembly plant in North Little Rock, A...