Month: December 2019

Dynatect Roll-Up ChemTank Cover Reduces Heat Loss, Evaporation

Dynatect’s ChemTank Cover is a corrosion-resistant chemical tank cover developed to provide electroplaters with convenient and space-saving options. The company says that the cover is designed to accommodate a wide range of tank applications, including chemical and surface finishing, anodizing, etching, plating, cleaning and more. It is said the cover system helps reduce heat loss …

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Ecoclean Service App Available for IOS, Android

Ecoclean’s remote service app for IOS and Android is available beginning January 2020. According to the company, this remote service provides fast and efficient remote assistance in the event of malfunctions. The new service app enables two-way exchange between equipment users and Ecoclean customer service employees via video call and chat functions.   The Ecoclean service …

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Grieve Cabinet Oven Cures Long Composite Parts

Grieve’s No. 1005 is an electrically heated, 350ºF (~177ºC) cabinet oven used for curing long composite parts held in fixtures. Workspace dimensions are 108” × 18” × 18”. The unit features 15kW installed in incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the unit, while a 1,000-cfm, 1-hp recirculating blower provides horizontal airflow across the load. Grieve’s No. 1005 cabinet …

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Date set for WorldPM2020

The MPIF has set the date for the co-located WorldPM2020: World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials; AMPM2020: Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy Conference; and Tungsten2020: International Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials Conference. The shows will take place in Montreal, Canada, from 27 June –1 July 2020, the first time in 15 years since Canada …

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Award for nanotech specialist

The International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) has awarded its Advanced Materials Laureate 2019 to Professor Herbert Gleiter. According to the IAAM, Professor Gleiter is a pioneer in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology, especially in nanoglasses and non-crystalline nanomaterials. He was the professor/director of the Institute of Material Science from 1973–1994 and was also …

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ECI’s Benchtop Analyzer Optimizes Plating Bath Solutions

ECI Technology’s QualiLab Elite benchtop plating bath analyzer combined with its ChemPack library of analytical metrology works to optimize electroplating and electroless plating bath solutions by determining the additives in electroplating baths. ECI QualiLab Elite benchtop plating bath analyzer. According to the company, the QualiLab Elite analyzer supports multilanguage operations and provides accurate analyses in …

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Trion’s Safe Chrome Positioned to Replace Hexavalent Chromium

Trion Coatings is moving its Safe Chrome hexavalent chromium replacement technology one step closer to the finishing market with the opening of a commercial-scale pilot plating line at the Imagineering Finishing Technologies (IFT) facility in South Bend, Indiana, to demonstrate the product on prototype industrial production applications. Trion Coatings was developed through a partnership between University of …

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Chemetall’s Gardobond Helps JEMS Coating Improve Quality, Reduce Costs

Chemetall, the surface treatment global business unit of BASF’s coatings division, says that one of the largest electrocoating shops in Canada, JEMS Coating, converted to its Gardobond 24 process for pretreatment immersion and spray lines.   JEMS Coating provides ecoat finishes for customer-supplied metallic components used in automotive, electrical, construction, recreational and general commercial industries. …

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