CCAI Postpones Women in Finishing Forum

CCAI’s Women in Finishing Forum has been rescheduled for April 28-30, 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

40 Under 40

Products Finishing is recognizing the industry’s top young talent through an annual 40 Under 40 program.

Wisconsin's Professional Plating Provides Triple Threat as 5-Time Top Shop

Professional Plating is a 5-Time Products Finishing Top Shop winner that provides plating, powder coating and electrocoating services.
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U.S. Air Force Qualifies PPG Aerocron Aerospace Ecoat Primer

System installed at Air Force technology center in Georgia for coating parts.

VIDEO: On Display at FABTECH, Vol. 3

Here is a look at some of the products and services that will be on display at the FABTECH conference.

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Joseph Subda

Joseph Subda

Senior Product Specialist, Axalta Coating Systems

The first step in solving defects in ecoat, says Axalta’s Joe Subda, is to determine if the defect is on all parts, one part, or a certain type of part or substrate.

Q: What can our facility do about a lot of defects in our electrocoat process? Is there an area of the system we should be looking at first? A: I get many questions about defects. People will show me a defect on a part, a picture of a defect or simply describe the defect. Then I am asked the inevitable question — what is the defect ...READ MORE

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DTX-12000 Power Supply from Process Technology

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Elsyca Designs, Optimizes Electrochemical Processes

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Advint's Advisory and Training Services Assist Electroplating Businesses

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Hemco UniFlo Hoods Capture Fumes

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ATI Orbital Sander Designed for Robotic Surface Prep

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