Sifco ASC Receives Presidential Award for Exports

Secretary Ross says that Sifco ASC had more than 50% increase in export sales over the past four years.
#sales #plating


Hemco Floor-Mounted Fume Hoods Include Fire-Suppression Systems

Modular design allows for on-site assembly and ability to disassemble.

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Sensofar 3D Optical Profiler Designed for Speed

Microscope designed for subnano, nano and microscale measurement.


Makeover Reaps Rewards for New Mexico’s Theta Plate

Shop worked with New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a nonprofit that trains manufacturers in lean principles and value stream mapping.


An Improvement in the Zincate Method for Plating on Aluminum

Investigations were conducted into the sodium zincate solution used for treating aluminum prior to its being plated.  Measurements of the adhesion of the nickel plate to aluminum and its alloys were done to check the effect of modifications made to this solution.
#plating #research


Groups Create Joint Research Lab and Technology Platform

Joint ventures focus on improving surface treatments to help make aerospace more efficient, safer, quieter and faster.
#masking #plating #aerospace


Chicago Midwest Chapter of NASF Leadership Summit and Golf Outing

The Chicago Midwest Chapter of NASF will host a Leadership Summit and golf outing August 21-24 at Pheasant Run Resort in Saint Charles, Illinois.
#nasf #plating


Dörken MKS Provides Optimum Screw Connections Thanks to Delta-Lube 50 Lubricant

Colorless lubricant has properties of a topcoat, but also increases the corrosion protection and influences both the coefficients of friction and thread-forming torque.


Beyond Ni/Au: Next Generation Corrosion-Resistant Finishes for Electronics Applications

This paper describes several next-generation approaches to increasing the corrosion-resistance of electroplated articles using various methods in the search for finishes to replace the Ni/Au industry standard.
#electronics #surfin #plating


Toward Automatic Control of Nickel Plating Processes

Technological advances in electronics manufacturing and the design of automobiles have brought about a trend toward very narrow specifications and increasingly stringent requirements on the quality of electrodeposited layers of nickel.
#surfin #electronics #research