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Rightech Fabrications Earns ISO 9001:2008
Illinois company makes of range of racks, baskets and coils for the finishing industry,
Chromium-free Etching and Palladium-free Plating of Plastics
Plastics are replacing metals in the manufacture of many parts, and quite often there is a need for metallic coatings on the plastics and other non-conductors. This paper will describe new processes of preparing ABS plastic substrates for subsequent metallization. A process replacing the traditional chromic acid etching step with a room-temperature, environmentally friendly etchant is described. Further, to address the high cost of palladium, a non-precious-metal activator has been developed that can obtain uniform, adherent metallic coatings on plastic substrates.
Milwaukee Platers Join Forces to Help St Joseph Academy
Milwaukee-area plating and finishing shops helped St Joseph Academy with their annual golf outing, raising more than $45,000 to be used for building expansion.
American Plating Power Names Steve Smith Vice President of Sales
Smith brings 25 years of sales leadership and experience in international business development to this newly created role.
Hex Chromium-Free Sealants for Defense and Aerospace
Results of second phase of research conducted by top defense contractors.

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