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Electrocodeposition of MCrAlY Coatings for Advanced Gas Turbine Applications - 5th Quarterly Research Report

The objective of the work is to study and optimize the MCrAlY electrocodeposition process to improve the coating oxidation/corrosion performance. In this quarter, work focused on preparation and characterization of CrAlY-based alloy powders for the planned research activities in Task 2: The Effect of CrAlY Particle size on CrAlY Particle Incorporation.
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Janet Anderson, Ph.D., Keynotes SUR/FIN First Day

Anderson’s keynote is June 3 at 1 p.m. on “Emerging Concerns from PFAs and the Latest Developments.”
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Techmetals Earns Boeing Approvals

The approvals include electroless nickel, cadmium, hard coating aluminum anodize, and sulfuric anodize.
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Epner Technology Produces NIST New Gold Standard

The Brooklyn-based Epner says the process is unique in that it is both ultra-pure at 0.9999, while also bring three times harder than any other 24 Kt. gold.
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Trion Coatings Partners with KCH Services

KCH will act as Trion’s exclusive engineering, procurement and construction provider for the plating technology.
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Evaluating and Solving Racking Needs on Any Scale

Taking on a new coating project can be challenging, but Donovan Dixon of ProductionPlus says proper planning can make things go smoother, especially if you are implementing a new line or a larger project.
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Solving Problems with Electroless Nickel Solution Whiteout

Adam Colburn from Coventya says that electroless nickel chemistry requires replenishment of the nickel metal and sodium hypophosphite during its operation.
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New Technology, Equipment Boost Green Bay Anodizing

This past year, the shop installed a 5-tank, hardcoat anodizing line; computerized tracking software; and natural gas dryer that dries parts in less than 10 minutes.
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Calvary Industries Develops In-House Control System

CalEye 2.0 provides customizable, automated control for pretreatment systems.
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Youth Movement Spurs Aerodynamics Metal Finishing

A 30-employee shop is 50 percent millennials and 50 percent females as it recruits people who fit into their dynamic, instead of taking applications at the door.
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