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Wireless Carrier Fleet Provides Modular Overhead Conveyance

Wireless, modular conveyor system provides flexibility and scalability for carrying parts through finishing processes.

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.

Ecoat Enables Chest X-Ray System

A diverse customer base is key for small shops like Giering Metal Finishing, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company says one of its largest growth areas has been with a customer manufacturing chest x-ray systems.
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Applications Innovation Leads to Better Masking Solutions

When masking product failures are costing you money, it pays to work with an expert that can select or engineer the most efficient solution.
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The EV and the Curing Oven

How will the advent of electric vehicles change paint curing processes and oven requirements?
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Finishing Hall of Fame

  • 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.
     

  • 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Frederick Gumm, John Horner, Dr. Leslie Lancy, John Lindstedt and Milt Stevenson Sr. were elected by a panel for their contributions to the surface finishing industry.

  • 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

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

LATEST Electrocoating VIDEOS

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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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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VIDEO: On Display at FABTECH, Vol. 2

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

Finding What Causes Defects in Ecoat Systems

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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Powder Coat Systems with the Best Long-Term Performance

The best protection against corrosion and UV exposure, says Axalta’s Mike Withers, is electrocoat and a super durable powder coating.
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How to Measure Ecoat Throwpower in the Field

Axalta’s Dan Rose says the regular monitoring, recording and charting of throwpower can be a very valuable tool for ensuring quality.
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INNOVATIONS IN ELECTROCOATING TECHNOLOGY

Sherwin-Williams Debuts 21 Colors in Color Trend Forecast

Sherwin-Williams’ Second Annual Color Forecast includes 21 colors across three collections that it predicts will shape OEM and customer habits within three to five years.
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Patent-pending masking plug features one-way vent

Custom Fabricating & Supplies unveils a new two-piece, vented masking plug designed to allow air to escape while simultaneously preventing leaks.
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DTX-12000 Power Supply from Process Technology

DTX-12000 Power Supply from Dynatronix is designed to provide best thermal efficiencies, lowest possible ripple and exact power deliveries at lowest amp inputs.

Elsyca Designs, Optimizes Electrochemical Processes

Elsyca’s processes include electroplating, electropolishing, ecoating, electroforming and anodizing.
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Advint's Advisory and Training Services Assist Electroplating Businesses

Advint's advisory service emphasizes science, mathematics, technology and management to help clients achieve their goals.
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Darrah Electric's Modular Rectifiers Promote Efficiency

The IGBT units run at a higher efficiency and higher power factor than traditional rectifiers and can be configured for lab work and production lines.
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