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Cyanide-Free Silver Plating Process Meets Environmental Responsibility Standards

 

Technic (Cranston, R.I.)  has announced the release of its new cyanide-free silver plating process chemistry Technisilver Cyless II W, designed for general metal finishing, decorative and electronic component/connector applications. Cyless II W addresses the global demand for an environmentally-safe, high-performance silver process.  

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Assured Testing Services provides data across phases of a product life cycle in automotive, aerospace, defense, marine, architectural and agricultural market spaces. The company’s expertise ranges from custom test design to traditional physical testing, such as gloss, thickness, adhesion (mandrel bend, pull off, crosscut, impact) and pencil hardness. Accelerated exposure testing can be performed in one of its 50 chambers for salt spray, humidity, SWAAT, Kesternich, ASTM G85, CASS, UV and Xenon. Metallurgical and plastics testing are often used in conjunction with another test, providing a full scope of services to customers.

Assured Testing Services | 814-773-3224 | assuredtestingservices

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Posted by: Chandler Bonn 4/1/2020

Dynamix Laboratory Services Maximize Plating Chemistry

Dynamix Laboratory Services Maximize Plating Chemistry

Dynamix provides a range of laboratory services. The company’s ´╗┐technical service and laboratory team focus on helping customers maximize their plating chemistry. The company also offers a low-foaming, PFOS/PFAS and Fluoride-free fume suppressant used in hexavalent-chromium plating solutions.

Dynamix Inc.|905-477-0900|dynamix-inc.com

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Advanced Finishing Technologies Pilots Closed-Loop Vacuum Evaporation System

Advanced Finishing Technologies (AFT) in Corunna, Ontario, installed a custom-designed chrome reclamation system in October 2019 that has minimized its water and chemical consumption, and waste effluent.

It’s a closed-loop, vacuum evaporation system based on units already in use in Europe. “Where everything is a little more stringent,” says Max Wiener, president/owner of RoboBuff Inc. in Port Huron, Michigan, and Advanced Finishing Technologies in Corunna, Ontario.

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NASF Update on EPA Enforcement Discretion Policy for Coronavirus Pandemic

 

On March 26, 2020 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a policy memorandum indicating that it will exercise enforcement discretion for any non-compliance that may result from the COVID-19 pandemic, provided that regulated entities take the steps that are set forth in the policy. 

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