Houghton International Inc.

PO Box 930
Valley Forge, PA 19482 US

Surface Finishing


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Houghton zero-discharge system

Chemistry/Equipment Combo Eliminates Spray Washer Discharge
Houghton International combines chemistry and equipment to eliminate process water discharge from its spray washers, enabling customers to avoid wastewater permitting, notice of effluent violations and cost associated with excessive water usage.

Houghton International zero-discharge system

Spray Washer Technology Eliminates Discharge
Houghton International’s zero-discharge system is designed to eliminate all process water discharge from spray washers, combining its Houghto-Clean, Houghto-Prep ZP and Houghto-Seal technologies, which provide low conductivity in processing baths.

Hougton International’s Houghto-Prep ZP Reduces Energy, Water and Chemical Usage
Houghto-Clean 8170 will enable customers to save money and remove local municipality effluent concerns.

Houghton Spray Cleaner Offers Cost-Effective Metal Cleaning for Heat Treaters
Houghton International’s Quench-Kleen 5343 low-residue alkaline spray cleaner is formulated to be a safe and cost-effective alternative to solvent emulsion cleaners in heat-treating applications without presenting a barrier to subsequent coating processes or welding.

Water-based Coating Process
The Thermadep one-step, water-based coating process for metal products is now being offered by Houghton International through a partnership with Egyptian Coating Co.

Office furniture components

Pretreatment Switch
Lowers energy costs, facilitates environmental compliance

Product Categories of Houghton International Inc.

Acid Salts
Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Anodizing Processes, aluminum
Anodizing Sealants
Chromate Conversion Coatings
Chrome-Free Final Rinses (for paint pretreatment)
Chromium-Free Conversion Coatings for Aluminum
Cleaning & Pretreatment Chemicals
Cleaning and Phosphating Chemical Feeders
Cleaning and Phosphating Equipment
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Cleaning Chemicals, Solvent
Degreasers, solvent, vapor
Descaling Chemicals
Electrolytic Coloring Processes for Anodized Aluminum
Oil Recovery and Recycling
Paint Strippers, chemical
Phosphate Coating Chemicals
Pickling Solutions
Rinse Aids
Rust Removers
Rust-Preventive Chemicals and Oils
Smut Removers, aluminum
Solvents, degreasing
Steam Cleaning Compounds
Surface-Active Agents
Tarnish-Preventive Treatments