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Published: 8/14/2018

Removing Heavy Metals from Wastewater
The removal of soluble heavy metal ions from wastewater is a common industrial treatment requirement in modern manufacturing.

Published: 8/1/2018

Using Eductors to Achieve Uniform Plating
The ABCs of good plating from Bex’s Dave Keely: agitation balances chemistry.

Published: 7/1/2018

Controlling the Quality of Trivalent Chromium Passivates
Atotech’s Andrew Pfeifer presents four options for controlling contaminates in passivate baths.

Published: 6/1/2018

How to Pass Mil-DTL-5541F for Aluminum
Luster-On Products’ Steve Gilbert offers some “tricks” to passing Mil-DTL-5541F, Type II, Class 1A for AL 2024.

Published: 5/1/2018

Negative Effect of Tri-Chrome on Bath Quality
MacDermid Enthone’s Adam Blakeley provides background information and offers suggestions for combating trivalent chromium build-up in plating baths.

Published: 4/1/2018

How to Keep a Plating Bath from Slowing Down
Alkaline plating baths form carbonates over time, and these carbonates cause the baths to become less efficient, resulting in slower plating speed. Asterion’s Roger Sowinski outlines three options for removing carbonates.

Published: 3/1/2018

Choosing the Best Electrolytic Nickel Strike
Now that you have decided that an electrolytic nickel strike would benefit your process, how do you choose the best one for your application? Coventya’s Brad Durkin explains.

Published: 1/22/2018

Fixing Adhesion Issues on High-Carbon Steel
Columbia Chemical’s Matt Schario says focus on the acid pickling stage of the plating process to solve adhesion issues on high-carbon steel.

Published: 1/1/2018

Environmental Protection Considerations for a Rectifier
American Plating Power’s Ricky Valentin offers advice on buying a new rectifier.

Published: 1/1/2018

Options to Improve Passivate and Chromite Coatings
How do you improve the quality of a passivate coating if there are mechanical limitations? MacDermid Enthone’s Adam Blakeley offers a detailed explanation.