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How to Choose Between Sulfate and Chloride-Based Trivalent Chromium

There are several factors to consider when choosing between sulfate and chloride-based baths for trivalent chromium plating. Mark Schario of Columbia Chemical discusses the differences and what platers should keep in mind when evaluating options.
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Valence Los Angeles Operations Awarded New Honeywell Approvals

Valence Los Angeles has achieved approval from Honeywell Aerospace for over 180 new specifications, covering a wide range of key finishing processes.
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Technical Plating Talks Recent Expansions

Tyler Thomas, vice president and general manager of Technical Plating (Minneapolis, Minn.), talks about the company’s two newest lines and capabilities.
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A Conversation with Richard Lynch of MacDermid Enthone

Vice president of MacDermid Enthone Richard Lynch talks to Products Finishing about the importance of mentors, sustainability and sweater vests.
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Online Plating Essentials Course Deadline Approaches

NASF and the AESF Foundation are offering a web-based plating essentials course that provides an overview of critical finishing subjects.
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Atlanta-based Metal Finishing Company Celebrates 60 Years; Announces Name Change

Dixie Industrial Finishing Co. Inc. (Tucker, Ga.) has changed name to Durable Industrial Finishing Co. Inc. and will be referred to as DIFCO.
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Patriot Metal Finishing Systems Hires VP of Sales

Jerry Burchett began his career in the paint and powder industry in 1982.
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Asterion's Technibrite SN 200 Enables Tin Plating with Only Two Chemical Processes

The system is suited to both barrel and rack applications to impart lustrous, bright tin deposits.
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Wolkerstorfer Passivates Giant World Series Trophy

Wolkerstorfer Co. Inc. lends its large passivation tanks, normally used for aerospace and DOD work, to a whole different ballgame. 
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NASF Announces 2020 Industry Award Winners

Each year, the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) recognizes members who stand out amongst their peers for their contributions to the finishing industry on the local and national levels.
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