Self-Induced Repair of Printed Circuit Boards

This is a re-publication of the 1992 AESF Gold Medal Award paper for best paper published in Plating & Surface Finishing in 1991.  It introduces a then-new technique for repairing near-opens (constrictions) in the wiring on printed circuit boards has been developed.
#research #electronics #plating


Surface Finishing in the 2000s - As Predicted in 1992

In the December 1992 issue of Plating and Surface Finishing, a series of articles was published, predicting the future of the global surface finishing industry in the 21st century, then due to arrive in less than a decade.
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Powder Coating

Asterion's Zinc Systems Provide Corrosion Resistance

Designed for white corrosion and red rust resistance.


Arlington Plating Earns Approval for GM Galvano Silver on Zinc Die Cast

Decorative nickel-chrome will be featured on 2020 Corvette GT2 seat belt components to debut later this year.


MacDermid Enthone Supports Folds of Honor

Charity provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members.
#surfin #plating


Makeover Reaps Rewards for New Mexico Plating Shop

Manufacturing Extension Partnership gave Theta Plate a blueprint for its manufacturing process and helped it see where efficiencies could be introduced, in a process called value stream mapping.


Electrolytic Versus Electroless Nickel Plating

Electroless and electrolytic nickel platings are effective at significantly improving a part’s strength and durability, but the differences between the two processes are important to distinguish.
#basics #plating

Pollution Control

Solving the Challenge of Carbonate Buildup in Zinc-Nickel Plating Baths

Plating shop designs a refrigerated drum crystallization method with a flow-through tank that treats a continuous flow of plating bath rather than separate batches.
#pollutioncontrol #plating


Pavco Opens New Headquarters, Labs and Pilot Center

North Carolina facility has 40,000 square feet that expands its research and customer service departments.


Power Pack Line Designed for Portability in Selective Plating

Lightweight design and enhanced functionality geared to improve quality, flexibility and safety in selective plating.