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How to Design an Effective Racking System

Well-designed racking is an important part of any finishing operation. Richard Lang, who handles technical sales for EPSI’s racking and hanging division, offers insights for designing an effective racking system.
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Applications Innovation Leads to Better Masking Solutions

When masking product failures are costing you money, it pays to work with an expert that can select or engineer the most efficient solution.


Coventya Tristar 300 Eases Hexavalent Chromium Replacement

Coventya’s Tristar 300 reportedly improves production efficiency while cutting hexavalent chromium from the industrial process.


Vacuum Impregnation System Yields Production Flow Improvements

Godfrey & Wing customized a high value low volume vacuum impregnation system to solve production problems for surface finishing company Anoplate.


September Issue: On the Rise

Products Finishing’s September issue covers lean manufacturing during a pandemic, vapor degreasing, the story behind a new Vegas-based anodizing facility, and much more.


How to Choose Between Sulfate and Chloride-Based Trivalent Chromium

There are several factors to consider when choosing between sulfate and chloride-based baths for trivalent chromium plating. Mark Schario of Columbia Chemical discusses the differences and what platers should keep in mind when evaluating options.


Valence Los Angeles Operations Awarded New Honeywell Approvals

Valence Los Angeles has achieved approval from Honeywell Aerospace for over 180 new specifications, covering a wide range of key finishing processes.


Technical Plating Talks Recent Expansions

Tyler Thomas, vice president and general manager of Technical Plating (Minneapolis, Minn.), talks about the company’s two newest lines and capabilities.


A Conversation with Richard Lynch of MacDermid Enthone

Vice president of MacDermid Enthone Richard Lynch talks to Products Finishing about the importance of mentors, sustainability and sweater vests.


Online Plating Essentials Course Deadline Approaches

NASF and the AESF Foundation are offering a web-based plating essentials course that provides an overview of critical finishing subjects.