Bulk Chemicals, Inc. - BCI Surface Technologies

1074 Stinson Dr.
Reading, PA 19605 US


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aftermath of tornado damage

After the Storm, a Finishing Line Rebuilds
Thanks to Dedicated Suppliers, Vermeer Rebuilds Coating Lines after EF-3 Tornado.

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Conversion Coatings: Phosphate vs. Zirconium
Both phosphate-based and zirconium coatings have their advantages, but zirconium is fast becoming the pretreatment of choice.

Phosphate-Free Conversion Coatings Simultaneously Clean, Coat
Bulk Chemicals Inc. will showcase its Zirca-Sil SW-1 and Zirca-Sil HD-1 phosphate-free, zirconium-based conversion coatings, which are designed to simultaneously clean and coat metals.

Gateway Extrusions

Going Vertical in Powder Coatings
Gateway Extrusions, an aluminum extruder in Union, Missouri, installed a new vertical line that allows it to more efficiently process longer profiles.

Sunny Outlook for Florida Powder Coater
Benada Aluminum rebounds their business with improved chemistries and equipment in their powder coating operations.

Bulk Kleen 600 Series of Acid Cleaners for Soil Removal
BCI Surface Technology’s acid cleaning chemistry successfully removes a myriad of soils found on metal surfaces prior to applying a conversion or a paint-bonding pretreatment.

Solving laser oxide issues in liquid coatings.

Solving Laser Oxide Issues in Liquid Coatings
Tests show flaking is reflective of the amount of laser oxide on parts.

Bulk Chemicals Ziconium-Based Metal Pretreatment Replaces Phosphate
Zirca-Sil MS3 by Bulk Chemicals is a single-step, zirconium-based, phosphate-free pretreatment developed to replace conventional clean-and-coat phosphate pretreatments.

Metal Pretreatment Without Iron, Zinc Phosphates
Bulk Chemicals will showcase its ZircaSil technology, a metal pretreatment designed to replace traditional iron and zinc phosphates.

Inorganic Coating Replaces Phosphates in Pretreating Metal
Bulk Chemicals’ Zirca-Sil is a homogeneous inorganic coating designed to replace traditional iron and zinc phosphates as a metal pretreatment.

Bulk Chemicals, Inc.
Bulk Chemicals, Inc. provides cleaners, pretreatments, dried-in-place and chrome-free products for aluminum, steel and zinc alloy substrates.

Bulk Chemicals Incorporated
The company is a global supplier of specialty chemicals for metal pretreatment to the aluminum/extrusion, coil, wire and general fabrication markets.

Product Categories of Bulk Chemicals, Inc. - BCI Surface Technologies

Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Chromate Conversion Coatings
Chrome-Free Final Rinses (for paint pretreatment)
Chromium-Free Conversion Coatings for Aluminum
Cleaning & Pretreatment Chemicals
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Controls, alkalinity regulation
Controls, fluid pressure
Controls, liquid level
Controls, pH
Controls, rinse tank concentration
Controls, solution conductivity
Controls, temperature
Degreasers, solvent, vapor
Descaling Chemicals
Inhibitors, acid pickling
Paint Strippers, chemical
Phosphate Coating Chemicals
Rinse Aids
Rust-Preventive Chemicals and Oils