PARTS CLEANING

Test to Find Answers to a Cleaning Solution Dilemma

Finding the best cleaning fluid for a specific application is possible by carrying out practical trials, backed by lab analyses.

40 Under 40

Nominate a young finishing professional for Products Finishing’s 40 Under 40 program. It recognizes the finishing industry’s emerging leaders and encourages young talent in the industry.

IMTS Partners with Products Finishing on Parts Cleaning Conference

IMTS to host the Parts Cleaning Conference next year during the show on Sept. 16.
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Chemcoaters Hires Connor McMenamin as President

McMenamin previously worked at Tata Steel, where he held positions in sales, account management and country head in Mexico.
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VaporTech Customizes CVD and PVD Coating Colors

PVD and DLC coating machines are simple to integrate into manufacturing processes. 
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Finishing Hall of Fame

  • 2020 Finishing Hall of Fame Inductees

    Brad Andreae, the late Dr. George Dubpernell, Jim Jones, the late Daniel Leonhardt and Clifford Roy are selected for the 2020 Finishing Hall of Fame inductee class.

  • 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Abner Brenner, Dr. George E.F. Brewer, Daniel Brockman, Richard Crain, Pieter de Lange, Ronald Duncan, Dr. Erwin Gemmer, David Marsh and Blair Vandivier were picked by an independent panel of industry executives.
     

  • 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Jack Berg, Nathan Feldstein, George Hogaboom, Joseph Kushner, Harold Read and Charles Walker are honored.

ASK THE PARTS CLEANING EXPERT

How To Reduce Steps Required In Nonferrous Surface Finishing

Mike Valenti

Mike Valenti

Product Manager, Cleaners and Nonferrous Surface Preparation, Hubbard-Hall

The finishing of parts made from various copper and aluminum alloys traditionally require many distinct and separate process steps, and Hubbard-Hall’s Mike Valenti explains how both come with their own unique needs .

The cleaning and surface preparation of nonferrous, soft metals can require multiple and complex steps. Manufacturers using these alloys continue to require more efficient and less complex processes. The finishing of parts made from various copper and aluminum alloys traditionally require many distinct and separate process steps, and both come with their own unique needs. Below we discuss the specific challenges that come with finishing copper ...READ MORE

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Top Reasons to Switch to a Better Cleaning Fluid

Venesia Hurtubise from MicroCare says switching to the new modern cleaning fluids will have a positive impact on your cleaning process.
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Choosing the Right Vapor Degreasing Method

Venesia Hurtubise with MicroCare says experience and expertise are helpful in optimizing and developing cleaning cycles that will best suit a specific job.
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INNOVATIONS IN PARTS CLEANING TECHNOLOGY

Norton Saint-Gobain Debuts Farécla Polishing Compounds

Norton Saint-Gobain has launched a new line of Farécla products for polishing and surface finishing within a wide array of markets.

Q8Oils' MM20 Removes Ferrous Contamination From Fluids

Q8Oils’ Eclipse Magnetics MicroMag MM20 boasts excellent ferrous filtration capabilities, as seen in a test run with its customer Twiflex.

Hubbard-Hall's Metal Guard 560 Prevents Rust with Thin Film

Hubbard-Hall’s Metal Guard 560 provides a thin-film rust preventative excellent for situations in which dimensional change is unacceptable.

Custom Precision Cleaning System for Additive Manufacturing

Layton Technologies designed a custom solvent cleaning system to remove wax from 3D-printed parts, replacing an inefficient manual process.
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Exair's FullStream Nozzle Produces Conical Rinsing Spray

Exair’s 1/4-NPT FullStream liquid atomizing spray nozzle provides a full cone spray pattern for pressurized liquids.

SanRex Creates Plating Power Supplies

Company’s DCAuto HKD-G Series serves as power source for plating small capacities.
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