Wire Coat Hangers
How do I apply flocking material?
Q. We produce millions of wire coat hangers that are painted or varnished and then baked. We also receive requests from several customers to equip them with cardboard covers on the bottom bar or strut to keep trousers from falling off. I believe a coating of flocking material on the bottom bar will do the same job at a reduced cost. I’d like to try this but don’t know of a cost-feasible means of applying the flocking material. D.C.
Masking is employed in most any metal finishing operation where only a specifically defined area of the surface of a part must be exposed to a process. Conversely, masking may be employed on a surface where treatment is either not required or must be avoided. This article covers the many aspects of masking for metal finishing, including applications, methods and the various types of masking employed.
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