ANODIZING

Anodizing

It’s Not Always the Seal Tank

When testing anodized aluminum for quality, poor anodize conditions result in weakened coatings and AAMA 611 test failures.
#plating

Anodizing

A Conversation With Brad Durkin, Coventya

Brad Durkin is director of international product management for Coventya, and the chairperson of the SUR/FIN Technical Advisory Committee that puts together the conference sessions each summer.
#management #surfin #leadership

Anodizing

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.
#asktheexpert #plating

Electroplating

Finishing Fluids for 3D Printed Parts

Choosing the correct binder jetting finishing fluids plays a key role in the success of 3D-printed products.
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Liquid Coating

Products Finishing Top Shops Executive Summit Planned for 2020

Owners and managers of plating, liquid and powder coatings shops to converge at singular conference to share best practices in peer-to-peer setting.
#plating #marketing #topshops

Electroplating

VIDEO: Finishing News for Week of Sept. 25

Products Finishing presents the latest finishing news, including items on Axalta, Extreme High-speed Laser Material Deposition, Arlington Plating, Process Technology and Columbia Chemical.
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Electroplating

Surface Finishing Mexico 2020 Set for March 25-26

The Mexican Association for Surface Finishing is hosting Surface Finishing Mexico March 25-26 in the Expo Center of Guadalajara.
#plating

Anodizing

VIDEO: Finishing News for Week of Sept. 11

Editor Tim Pennington brings you all the latest finishing news, including a new military-approved CARC powder coat, and a Michigan plater which solved their emissions issues.
#military #plating

Anodizing

Chemcoaters Hires Connor McMenamin as President

McMenamin previously worked at Tata Steel, where he held positions in sales, account management and country head in Mexico.
#plating #management #sales

Electroplating

Michigan Plater Tackles Emissions With New Equipment

Elm Plating's coating line uses closed pollution control equipment To solve air issues.
#plating