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30-in-30 from the 2018 Products Finishing Management Stage

Download the “30-In-30” that delivered 30 great tips and ideas from Top Shop operators on ways to improve efficiencies, in a fast-paced 30-minute presentation.

Sky’s the Limit in Aerospace

California’s EME Inc. and its owner both have thrived, despite regulatory challenges.

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.

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.
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Sur/Fin Products on Display - Chemistry-2

Here’s a look at what will be on display from some of the top chemical suppliers at this year’s Sur/Fin conference, to be held June 4-6 in Cleveland, Ohio.

A Brite to Highlight Solutions for Cleaning, Finishing, Wastewater Treatment

A Brite says its exhibit at Sur/Fin 2018 will encompass the three areas in which it provides products and services: cleaning, surface finishing and wastewater treatment.

Optimum Anode Offers Dimensionally Stable Anodes

Optimum Anode Technologies provides dimensionally stable anodes with a range of mixed-metal oxide coatings, including iridium, ruthenium, rhodium, platinum and proprietary oxide coatings, as well as platinum plated and clad material.