Luster-On Products, Inc.

54 Waltham Ave.
PO Box 90247
Springfield, MA 01109 US

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Plating Chemicals and Equipment for the Metal Finishing Industry

Luster-On Products manufactures a complete line of surface preparations and finishing processes for the metal finishing industry.

As Seen In Products Finishing

How to Pass Mil-DTL-5541F for Aluminum
Luster-On Products’ Steve Gilbert offers some “tricks” to passing Mil-DTL-5541F, Type II, Class 1A for AL 2024.

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Sealants Designed to Outperform Conventional Anodize Solutions
Luster-On Products’ AS-900 Series sealants for anodized aluminum coatings are designed to outperform conventional anodize sealants such as nickel acetate and hot water.

Luster-On displays its zinc nickel alloy plating system, Luster-On Zinick II. To complement the technology, the company introduces Luster-On TZN, a chromate conversion coating for the zinc nickel alloy.

Chromate Conversion Coating Compliments Zinc Nickel Alloy Plating Systems
Luster-On displays its zinc nickel alloy plating system, Luster-On Zinick II. To complement the technology, the company introduces Luster-On TZN, a chromate conversion coating for the zinc nickel alloy.

Luster-On Products’ Zinick II Produces Bright Deposits
With corrosion protection from a chloride based system, this system is designed for either rack or barrel applications.

Aluminum Deoxidizer Offers Corrosion Resistance
Luster-On Products – Sur/Fin 2014, Booth 445

Aluminum Deoxidizer
Luster-On 490L deoxidizer was developed primarily for processing 2000-series aluminum but is said to be effective on other aluminum extrusion alloys as well.

Luster-On Products Aluminum Deoxidizer
Luster-On Products will introduce 490L, a deoxidizer which, coupled with the company’s aluminum cleaners, is designed to economically prepare and condition the surface of aluminum alloys to properly accept conversion coatings.

Aluminescent

Conversion Coating for Aluminum
Aluminescent is a REACH, RoHS, WEEE and ELV compliant and MIL-DTL-5541F approved conversion coating for aluminum that will be on display in the Luster-On booth.

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MIL-DTL 5541F QPL approved Luster-On Aluminescent is a powdered product used to form a chromate conversion coating on aluminum surfaces without the use of hexavalent chromium.

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Luster-On will display Aluminescent, which it says is the only powdered hex-free conversion coating for aluminum listed on the Qualified Products List for MIL-DTL 5541F, class 1A and 3.

inspecting the evenness of Aluminescent coating

The Clear Alternative to Traditional Yellow Hex Films
Chromate conversion coatings on aluminum were implemented initially in 1950 when Allied Research and Rheem Manufacturing used technology based on hexavalent chromium to provide protective chemical films on the metal substrate.

Trivalent for Zinc and Zinc Alloys
Tridescent is a hexavalent-free trivalent chromate that provides 125 hours salt spray protection.

Non-Hex Chemfilm for Aluminum
Environmentally Friendly Aluminescent, a Navy licensed trivalent chromate for aluminum,  contains no hexavalent chrome but still meets or exceeds present Mil Spec 5541 requirements.

Cyanide Zinc Systems
Luster-On 1515: A brightener system for conventional and low cyanide zinc plating solutions.

Acid Zinc Plating
Z-30/35W: An acid zinc plating system that provides full bright ductile deposit with low concentrations of organic addition agents.

Alkaline Zinc Systems
CNX-55: An alkaline cyanide-free process, which produces bright, lustrous deposits over a wide current density range.

Luster-On Products
Luster-On will be highlighting its Aluminescent, a powdered product used to form a chromate conversion coating on aluminum surfaces without the use of hexavalent chromium.

Product Categories of Luster-On Products, Inc.

Acid Salts
Acids
Aerosol-Packaging Equipment and Services
Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Anode Bags
Anode Bars, Baskets, Hooks
Anodes, lead
Anodizing Processes and Equipment, aluminum hardcoat
Anodizing Processes, aluminum
Anodizing Sealants
Anti-Mist Chemical Additives
Balls, floating plastic (for solution heat retention and/or fume suppression)
Barrel Finishing Equipment
Barrel Plating Equipment
Baskets, dipping, pickling, handling
Blackening Processes, solutions
Blowers, air (for solution agitation)
Bright Dips
Burnishing Compounds
Carbon, activated
Carboy Pumps
Cathode Rod Agitators
Centrifugal Barrel or Disk Finishing Equipment
Chromate Conversion Coatings
Chrome-Free Final Rinses (for paint pretreatment)
Chromium-Free Conversion Coatings for Aluminum
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Cleaning Systems, aqueous or CFC-free
Coatings, waterborne
Controls, liquid level
Controls, pH
Danglers and Cathode Contacts, barrel plating
Descaling Chemicals
Drum Pumps
Dryers, centrifugal
Dyes for Chromate and/or Phosphate Coatings
Dyes, anodizing
Equipment Engineering and Installation Services
Filter Media for Liquids: bags, cartridges and rolls
Filtration Equipment, solution
Heat Exchangers
Heaters, immersion
Heaters, liquid, on-demand
Heaters, steam/hot water
Inhibitors, acid pickling
Lacquer
Magnets, tank
Mixers, Stirrers
Nickel Activators
Oil Skimmers, separators
Paint Strippers, chemical
Passivation Processes
pH Electrodes
pH Meters
Phosphate Coating Chemicals
Pickling Solutions
Plating and Anodizing Equipment
Plating Processes for Aluminum
Plating Processes, cadmium
Plating Processes, chromium
Plating Processes, copper
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, tin
Plating Processes, tin-lead
Plating Processes, zinc
Plating Processes, zinc-cobalt
Plating Processes, zinc-iron
Plating Processes, zinc-nickel
Plating Rack Coatings
Plating Timers
Pumps for Chemical Service
Pumps, chemical additive
Rectifiers
Rinse Aids
Rust Removers
Rust-Preventive Chemicals and Oils
Smut Removers, aluminum
Stripping Solutions, metal
Tank Covers
Tank Linings, Tumbling Barrel Linings
Tanks, metal
Tanks, plastic
Tarnish-Preventive Treatments
Waxes