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Published: 1/1/2015

Process Control in Plating
My new position requires me to put in place process control procedures for all of our plating lines. Can you give me any suggestions?

Published: 11/1/2014

Cloudy Look in Clear-coat
We apply a clear coat powder material over a steel substrate. The clear is kind of milky and clouds the look from the steel. What can cause this problem?

Published: 11/1/2014

Salt Spray Failure on Type I and Boric-Sulfuric Anodize Coupons
What can be done to keep Type I and boric-sulfuric anodize from failing salt spray testing?

Published: 11/1/2014

Sealing with Distilled Water
Can distilled water be substituted for deionized water?

Published: 11/1/2014

Making Sense of Anodized Aluminum Finish Callouts and Designations
What are the differences between the Aluminum Association Designation AA- A31 and the MIL-A-8625, Type II, Class 1 anodizing finishes?

Published: 10/1/2014

Butler Finish Nickel
What is butler finish nickel and how is the finish applied?

Published: 10/1/2014

Hydrochloric Acid in Zinc Phosphate Pretreat
We are thinking of replacing the HCl acid bath that we are currently using on our zinc phosphate line, with the idea being that we would like to avoid using an acid scrubber. Would phosphoric acid get the job done?

Published: 9/1/2014

Powder on Plastic Parts
We have heard that some companies are applying powder coating to plastic parts. Is this true?

Published: 8/1/2014

Seeking Powder-compatible Filler
What are some good powder-compatible types of filler material that can be used to fill holes or surface imperfections?

Published: 8/1/2014

Plating Aluminum on ERW Pipe
Which plating company has expertise in plating aluminum onto steel products?