Month: May 2020

Hunter Chemical Offers Variety of Finishing Products

Hunter Chemical Offers Variety of Finishing Products

Hunter Chemical produces chrome plating and anodizing chemistry for the finishing industry. Its fume suppressants and high-speed catalysts are designed for anodizing, decorative and hard chrome applications. Its chromic acid comes in multiple package options, while lab support is also available. It also stocks cobalt and nickel-based chemicals, including nickel carbonate, cobalt carbonate, cobalt chloride, cobalt …

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Luster-On Conversion Coatings Protect Aluminum

Luster-On Conversion Coatings Protect Aluminum

Luster-On Products’ Aluminescent conversion coating for aluminum is compliant for REACH, RoHS, WEEE and ELV, and approved for MIL-DTL-5541F. According to the company, it is manufactured in powder form to provide the most economical and easy-to-use product, which reduces shipping costs, minimizes storage requirements and simplifies bath additions. The Aluminescent product line also includes the Aluminescent TX, a thixotropic …

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UPA Technology's XRF2020 X-ray Reduces Tube Use

UPA Technology’s XRF2020 X-ray Reduces Tube Use

UPA Technology’s  XRF2020 systems measure plating thickness and offer materials analysis while only energizing the X-ray tube during measurements. According to the company, this greatly reduces tube use and increases tube life. The XRF2020 X-ray series has four chamber models for plating thickness measurement on a wide variety of part sizes or shapes. SDD and pin diode detectors …

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Walchem Manufactures Analytical Controllers, Metering Pumps for Chemical Control

Walchem Manufactures Analytical Controllers, Metering Pumps for Chemical Control

Image | Walchem Walchem, a business unit of IWAKI America, develops, designs and manufactures a wide array of analytical controllers and metering pumps for use throughout manufacturing facilities. The company’s products are widely used in various production processes from incoming water, pretreatment, electroplating and electroless plating (copper and nickel controllers), utilities (cooling towers, boilers, pollution controls), …

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Columbia Chemical's TriCol Process Enhances Metal Distribution

Columbia Chemical’s TriCol Process Enhances Metal Distribution

Columbia Chemical’s TriCol Décor process for trivalent chromium plating is chloride-based for faster plating and color stability, according to the company. It is also said to offer the brightest white color, high tolerance to current interruption, enhanced metal distribution and superior resin technology. Columbia Chemical | 330-225-3200 | columbiachemical.com

Asterion Ultra Zinc-Nickel Systems Provide Corrosion Resistance

Asterion Ultra Zinc-Nickel Systems Provide Corrosion Resistance

  Asterion’s line of ultra alkaline and acid zinc-nickel plating systems produce a high nickel alloy of 12–16% with excellent throwing power and uniform alloy deposition over a wide range of current densities. According to the company, superior corrosion protection, extended NSS performance and exceptional aesthetics are consistently achieved when used in combination with Asterion passivate and …

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Dynapower Products Help Power Surface Finishing Lines

Dynapower Products Help Power Surface Finishing Lines

  Dynapower offers a variety of energy storage systems and rectifiers for the surface finishing industry.  The Rapid X SCR rectifier is said to have a flexible multicontrol platform that allows users to easily and inexpensively expand the unit’s control capabilities as needed. The company says its multiunit rectifier controller can control between one and 10 rectifiers from …

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Haviland Chemistries Keep Plating Operations Inline

Haviland Chemistries Keep Plating Operations Inline

Haviland formulates, blends and packages a complete line of surface finishing chemistry. Products include cleaners and chromates for anodizing and zincating. Haviland’s Sapphire Elite acid copper process features a low-stress deposit which is said to be ideal for heavy buff. The HP Radiance AZ is an acid-zinc process that is said to look chrome plated. HP Optima is the …

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Pavco Grows Portfolio of Metal Finishing Technologies

Pavco Grows Portfolio of Metal Finishing Technologies

Image | Pavco Inc. Pavco Inc. continues to grow its diverse portfolio of metal finishing technologies tailored to meet the ever-increasing demands of industry, both domestically and abroad. With an emphasis on offering solutions for decorative hex-chrome alternatives and general metal finishing-compliant chemistries, Pavco has systems for alloys, zinc, nickel, chrome, copper and newly released conversion …

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