Asterion

5425 W 84th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46268 US

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Combining High Tech with High Touch

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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

Fixing Excessive Brightener Consumption From Dull Work In Alkaline Non-Cyanide Zinc
Although great strides have been made over the last 30 years in the development of alkaline non-cyanide zinc processes, Asterion’s Graham Torr says not all “modern” systems are created equal.

Asterion's Zinc Systems Provide Corrosion Resistance
Designed for white corrosion and red rust resistance.

Increasing Bath Life and Quality of Trivalent Passivates on Zinc Plate
Asterion’s Roger Sowinski says the use of proprietary organic pre-dips has also been effectively utilized to both extend the bath life and improve the overall quality of the finished part.

Asterion Zinc Systems Delivers Corrosion Protection
Asterion systems are engineered to reduce rejects, increase productivity and enhance appearance.

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Asterion Employees Receive First Aid, CPR, AED Training
Training included both hands-on coaching and classroom teaching conducted by an American Heart Association certified instructor.

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Will 2019 be Smooth Sailing for the Finishing Industry? Here's One View.
Part of my job is to anticipate the future and, like the captain of the ship, steer a course that avoids turbulence as much as possible.

Clifford Riley Appointed Asterion Technical Sales Representative
Clifford Riley Appointed Asterion Technical Sales Representative

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Harley-Davidson Approves Asterion Technibrite Alkaline and Acid Zinc Systems
The approved zinc plating systems include the use of Technibrite AZ 130 alkaline, non-cyanide zinc or the ZN 200 chloride acid zinc, followed by Technicoat ZnBl 360 trivalent passivate.

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.

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.

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