Solvent-based cleaning using a vapor degreaser is seeing a resurgence as an alternative cleaning method due to the development of environmentally safe cleaning fluids.
The automated film overlay process is touted as faster, more energy efficient and at least as durable as paint
Products Finishing’s September issue covers lean manufacturing during a pandemic, vapor degreasing, the story behind a new Vegas-based anodizing facility, and much more.
FABTECH 2020: Tiger-Vac Hogoil industrial vacuum cleaners with pumps are engineered for oil and metal chip separation.
FABTECH 2020: Vapor Technologies offers hybrid PVD coaters which can be used for cathodic arc, sputtering or both.
FABTECH 2020: Delfin's industrial vacuum systems are industrial tools capable of increasing the efficiency of each industrial process, ensuring security and cleaning standards in the most demanding environments.
Ohio’s Lustrous Metal Coatings Pins Growth on Acquiring Other Manufacturing Operations
Flexicoat 1250, the new PVD coating machine from Hauzer, has an increased loading capacity, seven cathode positions and eight plate positions.
Custom-designed chrome reclamation system minimizes water and chemical consumption, and waste effluent.
Cortec’s EcoShield VpCI-144 moisture barrier VCI (vapor corrosion inhibitor) paper contains 69% USDA certified biobased content.
A centrifugal fan in a steel plant is often exposed to abrasive dust, which results in material loss and a shortage of running time for the fan.
Development agreement of coating technology for metal bipolar plates, a key component of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.
Vaccum-deposited nanolayer is designed for variety of uses in security, decorative, packaging, agriculture and solar markets.
A solid relationship with a solvent manufacturer has aided Electro-Spec Inc. with the implementation of a trichloroethylene replacement material in its vacuum degreasing unit to clean a customer’s micromachined parts more efficiently.
Senior Editor, Production Machining
PVD and DLC coating machines are simple to integrate into manufacturing processes.
Vacuums are specifically designed to safely vacuum explosive, flammable, combustible dusts.
Products include portable/central vacuum systems, dust collectors, wet collectors, downdraft tables, fume arms and portable extractors.
Controlled pyrolysis process converts organic-based materials into a carbon-based smoke which passes through a 1,500ºF afterburner exiting the exhaust stack as odorless water vapor and carbon dioxide.
Read about a new PVD plant in Tennessee, the Texas Association of Metal Finishers, the CCAI Carolinas Chapter and more.
This opening follows the company’s opening of their coatings facility in Walnut, California, in June. The company is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating provides the reliability of a painted wheel but the look of chrome and saves 1-2 pounds of weight on each wheel.
Managing Editor, Quality Magazine
Venesia Hurtubise with MicroCare says experience and expertise are helpful in optimizing and developing cleaning cycles that will best suit a specific job.
Andy Marin from Godfrey and Wing says the general rule is that vacuum impregnation should be done before any surface finishes.
Exhibit zones include Electroplating and Finishing Technology, Environmental, Safety and Protection, and Coating Applications and Coating Products.
Our cover story is on PVD and powder coating of automotive rims, but I also had the chance to talk with several shop owners about the importance of certification and training in retention of employees, and discovered a new program that helps veterans enter the liquid and powder coating industry.
Workspace dimensions are 42-inches wide by 40-inches deep by 50-inches high with a 4200 CFM, 3-horsepower recirculating blower provides universal airflow to the workload.
Vapor Technologies has introduced a line of smaller, lower-cost physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating machines designed to allow manufacturers to bring PVD operations in house and coat parts more cost-effectively.