Tri-Mer Tanks Resistant to Acids, Alkalis

Tri-Mer process tanks prevent delamination or embrittlement.

Liquid Coating

VIDEO: Finishing News for Week of Sept. 18

Editor Tim Pennington takes a look at SUR/FIN seeking presenters for its 2020 conference, and there are new updates for hexavalent chromium detection capabilities.
#surfin #plating


New Coating Process Provides Effective Protection for Brake Discs

Extreme High-speed Laser Material Deposition (EHLA) provides brake discs with an effective protection against wear and corrosion in a procedure that is both fast and economical.


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.


Pretreatment Coatings Specially Formulated for Aluminum Processors

Henkel creates REACH-compliant, chromium-free Bonderite products for etch passivation and corrosion protection.


Crack Formation During Electrodeposition and Post-Deposition Aging of Thin Film Coatings - 13th-14th Quarter Report

This NASF-AESF Foundation research project report covers the 13th and 14th quarters of project work (January-June 2019) on this AESF Foundation Research project at the University of Houston.  The activities in this period continued towards calculating an optimum pulse current deposition method to control and mitigate the stress state of chromium thin films.  This study should enable development of an effective strategy generally applicable in practice whenever electrodeposition process for crack-free films is demanded.
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Pollution Control

Updating Hexavalent Chromium Detection Capabilities

An industry safety expert suggests testing methods to detect hexavalent chromium needs to adapt to ever changing industrial environments to provide shorter time-sample results.
#pollutioncontrol #plating


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

Parts Cleaning

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


Michigan Plater Tackles Emissions With New Equipment

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