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PCX PREVIEW: Precision Cleaning
In the finishing world, there are four common precision cleaning processes: hydrocarbon, aqueous, semi-aqueous, and vapor degreasing. Each has its strengths and disadvantages, but one of the biggest problems with aqueous and semi-aqueous cleaning is...
Article Published: 4/1/2011
Getting a Good Finish Begins with a Great Start
Virtually all metal parts and many plastic parts have some sort of finish applied to them. These finishes are applied to improve appearance, increase corrosion resistance and enhance wear resistance.
Article Published: 3/2/2011
A Shop for All Reasons
When Dennis Doane started his new metal fabricating endeavor in 2003, he selected the name A-1 Fabricators and Finishers for his Cincinnati-area company. It also helped years later, now that he has added a powder coating line to his repertoire.
Article Published: 3/2/2011
Pretreatment for Painting
Better adhesion, enhanced corrosion and blister resistance, and reduced coating-part interactions make pretreatment a must.
Article Published: 2/18/2011
Volkswagen: Red, White, Blue … and Green inspires new $120M plant
Volkswagen: Red, White, Blue … and Green inspires new $120M plant
Article Published: 8/1/2010
ACTIVE DUTY: CARC lines are growing
Oshkosh Corporation in Wisconsin was approved by the U.S. Army earlier this year to build about 23,000 military trucks and trailers under the five-year contract starting in 2011.
Article Published: 7/1/2010
Closed-Loop Cleaning/Pretreatment
System fits with 'keep it simple' powder coating philosophy
Article Published: 11/1/2009
PVD + UV Paint = New Business
Automation, other technologies boost finisher
Article Published: 8/1/2009
Single and Available
A look at one-step cleaner/pretreatment processes
Article Published: 7/1/2009
Productive Plastic Painting
Upgrades improve paint system flexibility, application characteristics
Article Published: 2/1/2009

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