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NASF REPORT: SUR/FIN 2012 Excels in Las Vegas
This year’s NASF conference in Las Vegas was said by many to be the “best SUR/FIN” they attended in some time.
Article Published: 8/1/2012
An Introduction to Cyclic Corrosion Testing
CCT is intended to be a more realistic way to perform salt spray tests than traditional, steady-state exposures. Here's a more realistic way to perform salt spray tests traditional, steady-state exposures
Article Published: 7/1/2012
Road Trip! ... to SUR/FIN Las Vegas!
As the NASF SUR/FIN show gets ready to open in a few weeks in Las Vegas, Products Finishing magazine decided to take a ‘Virtual Road Trip’ across the U.S. to surveys job shops and platers to get a 'State of Finishing' status. It seems business is g...
Article Published: 6/1/2012
Super Finishing: ‘Micro Machining Process’ Vital To Medical Industry
Using high-precision tools and technologies that smoothes a surface—or even intentionally leaves specific controlled amounts of roughness behind—MMP is unlike any treatment on the finishing market.
Article Published: 4/1/2012
Winning the Pollution Control Challenge
Electrowinning, which removes metallic ions from concentrated rinse water and spent process solutions reduces waste, recovers valuable metals and saves job shops big money.
Article Published: 10/1/2011
Finisher's Think Tank: Rinsing: An Important Part of the Cycle
The following points may apply to specific metal finishing operations, such as: plating, painting and powder coating, anodizing, colorizing, oxidizing and other specialties.
Article Published: 1/31/2011
Shaving the Whisker Problem
Whiskers are a problem that has plagued the plating industry for several years, and it isn’t something that a good shave and a haircut will solve. However, research is continuing to improve on ways to prevent them.
Article Published: 9/1/2010
Alodine EC2: ‘All aboard’ for saltwater corrosion resistance
Volvo Penta, a leading worldwide supplier of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial use based in Chesapeake, Va., recently redesigned one of their leading engine exhaust systems and stern drives used on 20 to 35-foot pleasure c...
Article Published: 8/1/2010
PVD + UV Paint = New Business
Automation, other technologies boost finisher
Article Published: 8/1/2009
A New Spin on Zinc Post-Treatment
Automated processing can improve quality, reduce waste.
Article Published: 7/1/2009

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