In Memorium: Rocco Mastrobattista, Bass Plating
Rocco Alexander Mastrobattista co-owner of Bass Plating passed away on April 11, 2021 at the age of 86.
Rocco Alexander Mastrobattista passed away on April 11, 2021 at the age of 86. Mastrobattista started his career at Stanley Works in New Britain, Connecticut as a chemist, later working as a salesman for Federated Metals and Smelting. In 1979, Rocco purchased Bass Plating Company in Bloomfield, Connecticut, building the business into the pre-eminent electroplating facility in the northeast, setting the gold standard in the industry for quality, customer service and environmental responsibility. Mastrobattista was active with both the Conn. Association of Metal Finishing (CAMF) and the New England National Assoc. for Surface Finishing (NENASF).
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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.
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