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Published: 2/1/2019

The Effect of Pretreatment on Appearance of Anodic Coating
The pretreatment processes prior to anodizing are critical in not only cleaning the aluminum, says Techevon’s Tej Patel, but in also creating a variety of colors and finishes.

Published: 11/1/2018

Choosing the Right Cleaning Chemistries
Parts cleaning is critical to ensure components are ready for the next stage in the process, and MicroCare’s Mike Jones explains how to pick the right chemistries.

Published: 8/1/2018

Choosing the Right Critical Cleaning Method
Successful cleaning methods are critical to ensure components work as they should. MicroCare’s Mike Jones suggests you develop a cleaning “scorecard” to help you evaluate cleaning processes.

Published: 6/1/2018

Choosing Cleaning Wipes for a Specific Process
There are so many different cleaning wipes on the market. MicroCare’s Mike Jones offers some information to help you choose the right ones.

Published: 3/1/2018

Boosting the Power of Immersion Degreasing
How do you make your parts cleaning operation more efficient? Add agitation, says Bex’s Steve Phillips.

Published: 11/1/2017

When to Discard Solution, Recharge a Parts Washer
How can we determine the ideal time to discard the cleaning solution and recharge these washers? Chemetall’s David Gotoff answers this question.

Published: 8/1/2017

How to Implement Ambient Temperature Cleaning
Q. How can we find an ambient temperature spray cleaner to implement for our five-stage pretreatment line used prior to powder coating? Cleaning expert David Peterson has the answer. 

Published: 7/25/2017

How to Identify Substrate or Paint Defect
Q. Over the past several years we have had a coating defect anomaly randomly show up on painted parts...Cleaning expert David S. Peterson takes a close look at cleaning processes to identify the root cause. 

Published: 6/1/2017

Do Your Own Compatibility Testing
It’s helpful to check for compatibility problems before setting up a new cleaning process, before adding a new product and before changing a process.

Published: 6/1/2017

How to Strip Zinc Phosphate Without Using Chromic Acid
Q. I want to remove zinc phosphate from hardware parts after cold heading. Typically to remove zinc phosphate, I would soak in chromic acid at a high temperature, but this is not a viable or safe method for bulk treatment. Can I just hit the parts w...