NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter Technical Talk and Luncheon

March 26 - 26, 2019

The NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter invites you to their Spring 2019 Technical Talk & Luncheon - “Metal Finishing Revealed-An Introduction into the Art, Science and Engineering of Electroplating.”

This is a one-day, five-hour technical presentation sponsored and hosted by the NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter. Industry professionals from throughout the southeast region will be volunteering their time to present an overview of the art, science and engineering of electroplating.

This technical presentation is designed for all levels of job shop and captive shop metal finishing personnel, management, lab or process control personnel, quality control, rackers, platers, anodizers - anyone who may benefit from an up-close presentation on all aspects of electroplating.

LUNCH is included. Sign up today and reserve your seat.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Staci Sorgee at or Nick Patel at

This is part of an eight-part course for line operators, lab analysts, and plating supervisors charting the fundamentals of electroplating, including the basics of electricity, equipment, and a special focus on pre- and post-treatment essentials, while exposing participants to nine common plating processes dealing with copper, zinc, chrome and nickel metal deposition.

2019 Spring Technical Talk & Luncheon
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

River Falls Plantation & Golf Club
100 Player Blvd., Duncan, SC 29334
(864) 433-9192

Cost: Free*
Suppliers Cost: $25 per person*
Lunch Included.*
Pay by: PayPal or Credit Card
RSVP by March 19, 2019
*Designed for captive and job shop employees, new hires and management.

Overview & Schedule
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
10:00 a.m. Registration & Check-in
10:30 a.m. Introduction to chemistry, electricity and electrochemistry - Joe Arnold, Atotech
10:55 a.m. Electroplating Equipment - Josh Fish, PAVCO
11:20 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. Part Preparation & Pretreatment - Robin Deal, Hubbard-Hall
11:55 a.m. Zinc Plating - Adam Blakeley, MacDermid-Enthone
12:20 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Copper Plating - Joe Arnold, Atotech
1:25 p.m. Nickel Plating – Adam Blakeley, MacDermid-Enthone​​​​​​​
1:50 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m. Chrome Plating – Shane Moore, PAVCO
2:25 p.m. Post-Treatments - Robin Deal, Hubbard-Hall
2:50 p.m. Q & A



River Falls Plantation & Golf Club
100 Player Boulevard
Duncan, SC