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Stirred, Not Shaken
My group has responsibility for process specification BAC5736 regarding mixing of an epoxy primer. Here is my interpretation of the specification.
Ask an Expert Published: 7/30/2012
Welding Painted Parts
We produce industrial storage cabinets and would like to change the manufacturing process sequence to paint the parts before welding them together.
Ask an Expert Published: 7/10/2012
Dip-Spin Painting Method
I am the machine shop supervisor for a company that makes indoor exercising equipment. Some of the component parts are electroplated while others are painted. We buy these parts already painted since we have no painting equipment in our shop at this...
Ask an Expert Published: 2/27/2012
Intercoat Adhesion
Q. I am a manufacturing engineer in a plant that produces small appliances. We are having trouble with a baking enamel. When a part is rejected because of a paint defect, we try to recoat it, but the second coat won’t adhere to the first, causing us...
Ask an Expert Published: 12/14/2011
Shaken, Not Stirred
We are an American corporation with operations in India. For one of our applications, we use an epoxy primer (BMS 10-11Y, type I, class A, grade E, water-reducible epoxy primer, green 44-GN-011). Can you please clarify if our product is suitable for...
Ask an Expert Published: 11/23/2011
Phosphate Bleed Through
All of a sudden we began having problems with the appearance of our coated products. The irregularities in the phosphate coating are telegraphing or bleeding through the paint when the high-solids coating is applied.
Ask an Expert Published: 8/26/2011
World Trade Center I-Beam Preservation
I have been asked to make an honorable artistic memorial for exhibition on the 10th anniversary of the tragedy. For the memorial, a section of the I-beam will be publicly displayed inside an airport, and it may be an open display able to be touched...
Ask an Expert Published: 8/26/2011
Painting Aluminum Tubes
In our product line we have an aluminum tube being used as an extension for a carbon mast. We have been painting this tube with white paint, but are having problems with the paint’s durability, as it is chipping.
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2011
Flash Rusting
Our problem is that right after the acid pickle, the tanks flash rust severely before we can get them into the zinc phosphate solution.
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2011
Paint Adhesion
Last year at this time we had a large amount of scrap due to paint adhesion failures. Our procedure for metal pretreatment was dip in alkaline cleaner, rinse in cold water and dip in a non-chromate final rinse. To solve this problem, I investigated ...
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2011

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