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A Message from Asterion

Combining High Tech with High Touch

Asterion is a leading manufacturer of specialty chemical finishing products for all aspects of the metal finishing industry from a wide variety of pretreatment, to powder coating to plating.

As Seen In Products Finishing

Asterion Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification
The company says this certification denotes that it has demonstrated its ability to consistently provide products and services focused on enhancing customer satisfaction.

Asterion Director of Technical Services Graham Torr

Asterion Hires Graham Torr as Director of Technical Services
Torr will be responsible for the direction of technical services at Asterion, including its analytical laboratory, customer product training, application support, and installation of pretreatment, plating and powder coatings processes.

Asterion Heather Lemieux

Asterion Adds Technical Sales Engineer for Ohio, Kentucky
Heather Lemieux has a diverse background in technology and customer service, including five years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

Asterion Paul Frank

Asterion Appoints Technical Sales Representative for Southeast
Paul Frank will serve Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.

Asterion Clifford Riley

Asterion Appoints Technical Services Engineer
Clifford Riley is responsible for customer installations, technical applications support and training. He is based in Indianapolis, Indiana, and supported by the company’s onsite analytical laboratory.

Asterion Ultra alkaline zinc system

Alkaline Zinc Systems Reduce Rejects, Increase Productivity
Asterion will showcase its RoHS-compliant Asterion Ultra alkaline zinc systems at Sur/Fin 2018, designed to provide corrosion protection while reducing rejects, increasing productivity and enhancing appearance.

How to Keep a Plating Bath from Slowing Down
Alkaline plating baths form carbonates over time, and these carbonates cause the baths to become less efficient, resulting in slower plating speed. Asterion’s Roger Sowinski outlines three options for removing carbonates.

“Asterion Equipment Capabilities Guide”

Asterion Publishes Equipment Capabilities Guide
The downloadable guide summarizes criteria related to equipment to help surface finishers determine what meets their application and productivity requirements.

Asterion to Host Certified Electroplater-Finisher Training
The course, to be presented by the AESF Foundation, will be held April 30-May 4, at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tech Talk: Functional Zinc Plating
While offering sacrificial corrosion protection based upon its larger negative electro-potential than iron, zinc is not used without subsequent treatment.

Pretreatment Leads to Water-break-free Plating Surfaces
Asterion provides customized soak, spray and electrocleaning process solutions designed for cost-effective and fast removal of soils and contaminants from steel, copper alloys, zinc die cast and other substrates.

Asterion technical sales rep Angelo Magrone

Asterion Appoints Technical Sales Rep for Upper Midwest
Asterion has appointed Angelo Magrone as a technical sales representative, responsible for providing chemical and equipment support to customers throughout Illinois, Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest.

Asterion Carbo-Dry carbonate removal system

System Removes Carbonates from Alkaline Zinc Alloy Plating
Asterion’s Carbo-Dry unit is designed to remove carbonates, sulfates and other impurities from alkaline zinc alloy plating solutions.

What’s Suddenly Causing a Cleaner’s Short Bath Life?
Q. My cleaner is suddenly experiencing a short bath life. Did something change? Plating expert Jake Fisher from Asterion tackles this question.

Spencer Curnutte, technical sales representative, Asterion

Asterion Appoints Spencer Curnutte Technical Sales Representative
Surface technology company, Asterion, appoints Spencer Curnutte as technical sales representative for western Ohio and eastern Kentucky regions. 

Doug Trageser, Southeastern U.S. regional manager at Asterion.

Asterion Welcomes Back Doug Trageser, Southeastern U.S. Regional Manager
Doug Trageser rejoins Asterion as the company’s Southeastern U.S. regional manager.

Ultra Alkaline Zinc System Offers Enhanced Chromate Adhesion
Asterion showcases its Ultra alkaline zinc systems offering enhanced corrosion protection and chromate adhesion.

Fully RoHS compliant, the dyeable formulations range from iridescent bright blue to jet black.

Alkaline Zinc Systems Answer the Call for Integrated Solution
Asterion introduces a comprehensive plating system covering demands for productivity, corrosion resistance and appearance.

Different Course, Same Strokes for Asterion's Vandivier
Blair Vandivier, president and CEO of Asterion, reflects on his recent experience as a committee chair of several hundred volunteers for the BMW Championship on his company blog.

Asterion Techniplate E-Nic 1200

Asterion Introduces Techniplate E-NIC 1200 High-Speed, High-Phosphorous Electroless Nickel
Provides exceptional corrosion and wear resistance as the process imparts a semi-bright deposit that is RoHS compliant and meets the stringent requirements of the ELV and WEE directives.

Product Categories of Asterion

Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Plating Processes for Aluminum
Plating Processes for Magnesium
Plating Processes for Plastics
Plating Processes for Printed Circuits
Plating Processes, alloy: chromium substitute
Plating Processes, brass or bronze
Plating Processes, cadmium
Plating Processes, chromium
Plating Processes, chromium, colored
Plating Processes, chromium, trivalent
Plating Processes, cobalt, cobalt alloy
Plating Processes, copper
Plating Processes, fluoborate
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, nickel, colored
Plating Processes, nickel-iron
Plating Processes, tin
Plating Processes, tin-lead
Plating Processes, tin-nickel
Plating Processes, tin-zinc
Plating Processes, zinc
Plating Processes, zinc-cobalt
Plating Processes, zinc-iron
Plating Processes, zinc-nickel