finishing.com -- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN smiley you can have in metal finishing

HomeFAQsBooksHelpWantedAdvertiseForum
topic 5770

Hardcoat Rectifiers and Systems


(2000)

Does anyone have any information on the advantages of halfwave, pulse or conventional rectifiers for Hardcoat anodize. Also does anyone have any experience with Alpha Systems for their hardcoat lines. I would greatly appreciate any help or advice on this subject matter. Thanks, Tim Neth

Tim Neth
- Buffalo NY USA


(2000)

Based on our testing and experience, bath additives and modified electrical waveforms do not measurably benefit a well designed and properly controlled hardcoating system. They can, however, "open the window" to let marginal systems achieve acceptable hardcoat results with wider process parameters.

Chris Jurey, Past-President IHAA
Luke Engineering & Mfg. Co. Inc.
supporting advertiser
Wadsworth, Ohio

luke engineering banner


(2000)

Mr Neth: I can refer you to the author of a PhD thesis on the subject of pulse anodizing of Aluminum. This author has given many presentations before the AESF and other Educational Societies.

If you would be good enough to contact me, I would be pleased to give you his phone and/or E-Mail address. You may make contact with him at your leisure. It is my understanding that obtaining high quality pulse rectifiers may be a bit vexing. This gentleman may also be able to steer you in the correct direction

ed budman
eb sig
Ed Budman
- Pennsylvania



This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site

ADD a Q or A to THIS thread START a NEW THREADView This Week's HOT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices


©1995-2017 finishing.com     -    Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.