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OEM Testing Matrix Review with Trivalent Chromium

Continued tightening of regulations on hexavalent chromium used in decorative plating have caused an increased interest from OEMs in the performance of trivalent chromium plating regarding extended outdoor corrosion and accelerated corrosion performance tests.  This article reports on corrosion testing results of trivalent chromium deposits with various thickness levels of chromium and various STEP values of the underlying nickel deposits.
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Electroplating

Technic's Italy Location Celebrates 40 Years

Technic Italgalvano provides metal finishing products and technical services to customers in Europe, Russia, and the Middle East.
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Electrocoating

FABTECH Call for Papers Deadline Approaches

CCAI is accepting abstract submissions for its FINISHING Conference at FABTECH 2020, November 18-20, 2020 in Las Vegas. The deadline is Monday, April 20.
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Electroplating

Registration Is Open for NASF Zinc and Zinc Alloy Plating Webinars

NASF is offering an online 10-lesson course on zinc and zinc alloy plating. Registration deadline is April 21.
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Coronavirus Coverage

Coronavirus Response in Manufacturing: Haviland Enterprises

In response to the coronavirus crisis, Haviland has delivered its first batch of 500 gallons of hand sanitizer at no charge for groups within its local community (re)filling pump or squeeze-style sanitizer dispensers.
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Electroplating

Graham Torr Joins Columbia Chemical

Columbia Chemical hires Graham Torr as managing director of the company’s global business portfolio including Europe, Mexico, South Africa and South America.
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Electroplating

2020 Top Shops Benchmarking Survey Results for Electroplating & Anodizing

North American Market Shows Mixed Results for the 2019 Reporting Year
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Electroplating

Fixing Dull Parts From Alkaline Zinc-Nickel Bath

A lack of expected brightness is a common malady affecting many alkaline zinc-nickel platers, and MacDermid Enthone’s Adam Blakeley provides some answers to fix it.
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Electroplating

Phosphorus Copper Anodes for Acid Copper Plating

Copper anodes produced from pure copper cathodes will result in a copper purity of greater than 99.99% copper, including silver and the alloyed phosphorus, according to Univertical’s André Depew.
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Powder Coating

A.M. Metal Finishing Focuses on Quality, Service

A chemist and quality manager are involved every step of the way, checking the parts through the process.
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