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Hotline Postings by Topic

All I know is what I Heard on the Hotline

Before the World Wide Web was invented, the predecessor of was the Finishing Technology Hotline, a BBS run by Ted Mooney.


Thousands of messages were posted over the seven years it was on line, and we have compiled some of them here by topic. Clicking on one of the topics below will bring you to a page containing a bunch of messages which had concerned themselves with that topic. 'Stream of consciousness'
might best describe how some of these pages turned out.

It might be worth the effort to see what others have discovered about these subjects; and you just might find the answer you need outright. Let us know, please, if you find them useful.

  1. Plating on Cast Iron

  2. Gold Plating

  3. Using HPLC to analyze plating brighteners

  4. Passivation of Stainless Steel

  5. NOT your run-of-the-mill alloy

  6. Plating on Plastics (POP)

  7. Process Control

  8. Electroless plating

  9. Racks and Racking

  10. Rhodium Plating

  11. Chromate Conversion Coatings

  12. Engineering for Plating

  13. Anodizing

  14. Multiply by the Page Number Brainteasers

  15. New Technologies

  16. Rinsing, Water, Wastewater Treatment

  17. Software for Finishing

  18. Copper, nickel, chrome and variations

  19. Paint subjects

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