#VACUUM-VAPOR

Parts Cleaning

Rethink Your Cleaning Process

Modern vapor degreasing systems are environmentally friendly, save energy
#pollutioncontrol #energy #vacuum-vapor

Liquid Coating

Still Valuable

Vapor degreasing remains the cleaning process of choice in some applications
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Electroplating

Stripping PVD Coating

Can you give me any suggestions for stripping the gold colored PVD? Alternately can the PVD layer be activated so gold can be plated over it?
#vacuum-vapor

Transforming Aerospace Metal Finishing Processes

Replacement technologies and improved conventional wet processes move forward in a challenging marketplace.
#vacuum-vapor #aerospace

Electroplating

Reinventing Chrome Coatings

Low-temperature arc vapor deposition can provide an alternative to hexavalent chromium plating.
#vacuum-vapor

Low-Vapor-Pressure Solvents Can Reduce VOC Emissions

Smog Alert!
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Mechanical Finishing

Cleaning Copper Parts

Question: Some of our copper parts, which have been cleaned but not protected by a chemical reagent but cased by vacuum bag, take on a bad appearance after three days.
#pollutioncontrol #vacuum-vapor

Electroplating

What to do about Hard Chromium

EPA and OSHA are placing heavy restrictions on hard chromium plating. Here are some options available to platers...  
#surfin #vacuum-vapor #pollutioncontrol

Liquid Coating

Powder Coating ABS

Question: I work for a company that produces decorative finishes in PVD, electroplating and color powder coating.
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A Phoenix without Ashes...

Safety-conscious Phoenix Wire Cloth (Troy, MI) wanted to purchase a grounded vacuum cleaning system in an effort to eliminate the dangers of powder combustion. In doing so, the company has also maximized powder recovery and minimized cleanup time.
#vacuum-vapor

Reproducible Decorative PVD Coatings

Anytime and anywhere, PVD coatings on brass, zinc, stainless steel and ABS plastic can be reproduced...
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Solutions at Work

Robotic polishing cells benefit Kirby Vacuum's process, product and people…
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Tooling Up a Tough Thin Film

These thin-film coatings applied using PVD and CVD processes are tougher and longer lasting than your average tool coating…
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Electroplating

Vacuum Impregnation

Question: What is vacuum impregnation?
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The EN Plating Edge

Electrochemical Finishing experimented with several electroless nickel baths until it found one that produced maximum brightness even after 12 turnovers…
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Parts Cleaning

Solvent Cleaning Disc Drive Parts

Question: You received an inquiry regarding solvent cleaning of disc drive parts using "exotic" solvent and alcohol in a vacuum style vapor degreaser.
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Vapor Degreasing Medical Parts

Globe was able to increase production and reduce costs by going to a vapor degreasing only cleaning system…  
#medical #vacuum-vapor

Vacuum Metallizing

Question: No, I don't have a question, just information for C.S. on vacuum metallizing relating to the July 1999 issue of Painting Clinic.
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Electroplating

New Plastics Plating Technology for 100-Year-Old Company

When Hansgrohe installed a plastics plating line, it tried to work with the newest and most advanced chemistry on the market; however, it found it couldn't simply take something off-the-shelf and start running. It had to be tailored to its specific products and objectives...
#vacuum-vapor #economics

Electroplating

Vacuum Deposition of Selenium

Question: We vacuum deposit selenium on 3003 and 6063 aluminum alloy drums for copy machines.
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