NASF Michigan Seminar Draws Technical Experts, Inspiration
Robert O’Neill, right, talks with guests at the Michigan NASF Seminar.
The Michigan Chapter of the National Association for Surface Finishing held its Midwest Seminar in August at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, drawing finishers from across the state to hear technical experts and inspirational speakers, including highly decorated retired Navy Seal Robert J. O'Neill.
Speakers include Michigan State Senator John Proos, the NASF’s Jeff Hannapel, attorney Beth Gotthelf, Columbia Chemical’s Larry Seger, Shenghe Wang from Okuno International, Ed Fisher from AcuMax, Bill Chenevert from the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, the NASF’s Matt Martz, Matt Throm from MacDermid Enthone, attorneys Jennifer Dukarski and Laurie Riegle, and Ann Wilson from the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association.
The evening speaker was O'Neill, who was involved in some of our nation's most strategic military campaigns and led the military's most elite military teams. Deploying more than a dozen times, O'Neill held combat leadership roles in over 400 combat missions across four different theaters of war.
For information about the Michigan NASF chapter, visit minasf.org
Attorney Beth Gotthelf from Butzel Long law firm addresses the gathering at the conference.
Attendees listen to the speakers at the Michigan NASF Seminar.
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.
Choosing the best process for your operation.
Our expert, Art Kushner, says yes, you can color stainless steel, but it is not a process that is typically performed in a plating shop. Read more about his answer.