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Published: 7/1/2019

When to Perform Vacuum Impregnation on Parts
Andy Marin from Godfrey and Wing says the general rule is that vacuum impregnation should be done before any surface finishes.

Published: 7/1/2019

How Phosphates Impact Your Discharge
Phosphate conversion coatings are used to impart corrosion resistance, lubricity or to serve as a base layer for subsequent coatings. Hubbard-Hall’s Robin Deal explains their environmental impact. 

Published: 6/1/2019

How to Select the Right Heater for Your System
When selecting equipment to operate a process lines, Edward Dulzer from Process Technology says there is a wide variety of products to choose from.

Published: 6/1/2019

How to Ensure Topcoat or Sealer Maintains Corrosion Resistance
Adam Blakeley with MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions says there are six crucial parameters for proper application of sealers.

Published: 4/1/2019

How to Use Manufacturing Technology to Reach Finishing Goals
If your coating operation has big growth goals for this year, then solutions engineer Bill McGee from Plex Systems says you should have a deep understanding of the way your shop works.

Published: 4/1/2019

Increasing Bath Life and Quality of Trivalent Passivates on Zinc Plate
Asterion’s Roger Sowinski says the use of proprietary organic pre-dips has also been effectively utilized to both extend the bath life and improve the overall quality of the finished part.

Published: 2/1/2019

The Effect of Pretreatment on Appearance of Anodic Coating
The pretreatment processes prior to anodizing are critical in not only cleaning the aluminum, says Techevon’s Tej Patel, but in also creating a variety of colors and finishes.

Published: 1/1/2019

Selecting the Best Anodizing Seal Process
Sealing of anodized aluminum is considered to be the most important of all the various steps in the anodizing process, and Coventya’s Michael McGinty explains how you seal ultimately determines the performance of the anodic oxide in its e...

Published: 9/1/2018

Addressing White Spots on Black Anodized Parts
Anodizing guru Mark Jozefowicz says white spots on black anodized finishes are a common problem, and there are a variety of reasons why they might occur.

Published: 7/1/2018

Adding Aluminum to a New Anodizing Bath: The Math and Chemistry
Aluminum sulfate is the preferred buffer to help prevent burning of parts in an anodizing bath. Larry Chesterfield elaborates.