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31000. Powder coated steel corrodes from smallest scratch
31001. Substituting Zinc Electroplated for Mechanical Plated Screws
31002. Electroplating equipment from Rapid Electroplating Process
31003. Chromium Carbide vs. Stellite for Edge building
31004. Need 2 silver champagne flutes gold plated
31005. Requirement of Spectrophotometer
31006. Hydrofluoric acid titration in aluminum prep
31007. Blistering of chloride zinc after baking
31008. Selective conductive areas in anodized extrusion
31009. Seeking rechroming of 1966 Nova trunk moulding
31010. Reaction of gold with cyanide
31011. Altering the Surface Appearance of Galvanized Washers
31012. Water Rinse Tank Dumping vs. Replenishing
31013. Phosphating reduction and waste disposal?
31014. Multi plating of Kovar for soldering
31015. Rust Inhibitors before powder coating? Does it work?
31016. Need list of different platings for steel
31017. Satellite designer needs outgassing data for Iridite 7p
31018. Does UV-stable blue anodizing exist?
31019. Jeweler needs methods for cleaning 14k Jewelry
31020. Stainless steel screws gall going into aluminum
31021. Hand tool mfgr. wants ideas for new hand tool coatings
31022. Need magnetic masking elements for painting cast iron
31023. Need machinery and equipment to chrome metals and plastic
31024. Looking for a blackening compound equivalent to BLACKER-4929
31025. Need machinery and materials for nickel plating
31026. Need some motorcycle parts rechromed
31027. Seeking anodizing of my truck bed cover
31028. Seeking 100um patterned plating on glass, small volume
31029. Electro-polishing solution for nitinol and platinum
31030. Problem with tin plating-like mechanism on silicium
31031. Solution to RoHS
31032. Methanol removal from industrial wastewater
31034. Can we improve our tin plating to 240 hours Salt Spray?
31035. Problem getting consistent purple dye after clear chromate
31036. Corroding AL A380 with resin impregnation and Iridite
31037. In need of expert Metallurgical help ASAP
31038. Making Zinc Phosphate Stripper
31039. Coating to Protect an Aluminum Casting Against Hydrochloric Acid
31042. Paintball park needs used anodizing equipment
31043. Need titanium phosphate, nickel acetate, manganese oxide
31044. Role of acids in lemon and salt used to remove rust from clothes
31045. Titanium Nitride OVER Titanium di-oxide plating
31046. Titanium analysis wet-titration method
31047. Surface pitting of painted steel parts
31048. I need two know as much as possible about two-step anodizing
31050. Can electronics be saved if dry chemical extinguisher used on them?
31051. Cadmium Strip/Ammonium Nitrate Test Methods
31052. Corrosion resistance of 303 SS vs 304 SS
31053. Spotting problems on gold plating
31054. Need legs of 2 bar stools re-chromed
31055. NIFLOR coating in the field
31056. Need turkey oil for use as secondary brightener
31058. How are under-hood components rust-proofed?
31059. Heat treatment of Electroless Nickel plating - coating vs. substrate hardness
31060. Rusting Pickled 316 Stainless Steel
31061. Need shop to clean old electroformed copper waveguides
31064. Need polypropylene filter media for old filter press
31065. Want tinted metal lacquer to make electroplated articles golden
31066. Want mirror finish on 6061 guitars; but it gets cloudy
31067. How to alter contents of rust bluing solutions for different colors?
31068. Shotgun refinisher needs to get rust off hard-to-reach spots
31069. How to allow for cooling of copper in vacuum after annealing
31070. What method to verify chrome plating and phosphating?
31071. Best metal mix for our continuous galvanizing line process
31072. Corrosion issue with 5120 and 1010 steels
31073. Improvement in fatigue strength in shot peened CA172
31074. Coating system for bare aluminum alloy shipping containers in a marine environment
31075. Need Range Rover factory rims chromed
31076. Tensile testing of materials
31077. How to make Silver Tinned Solid Copper Wire at home
31078. Neutralizing etching and plating chemicals
31079. How to do Artificial Sweat Test
31080. Choosing solder for soldering gold conductors
31081. Pretreatment oven oxidizes copper parts, then epoxy won't adhere
31082. Troubleshooting granular appearance of powder coated articles
31083. Visual Attribute QA Quantification
31084. Silver contacts are tarnishing
31085. What coating will stop copper oxide adhesion to steel furnace
31086. Need someone to print my graphic on an old brass clock face
31088. Semiconductor company seeks alternate to Gotoh Phils degreaser
31091. What metal will corrode fast in acid
31092. Should violinist get his silver strings white gold plated
31093. Searching for plating to allow making a Torqueflite tranny from aluminum
31094. Why is there sometimes copper residue after stripping EN?
31095. Stopping aluminium window frame corrosion
31096. Caustic storage tank vs caustic embrittlement
31097. Want a spec for copper passivation
31098. Is there a difference between anodizing and plating rectifiers?
31099. We're suffering from Rusty SS316L material
31100. How to rustproof Kovar while retaining laser weldability?
31101. Art studio needs artificial flowers plated camera
31102. Need my retro 50's kitchen set re-chromed
31104. Need Chemical Vapor Deposition of Aluminum onto sterling silver
31105. Acid washing of custom stainless steel hearth and mantle
31106. Need a line for zinc electroplating iron sheets
31107. PTA wants special coating to keep playground equipment cool
31108. How to fix lack of uniformity in yellow chromating
31109. Gold Plating rivets on my truck rims
31110. Difference between aluminum vs. jig plate aluminum?
31111. Can we judge galvanizing quality from the visible pattern?
31112. A method to stop the bleeding of untreated aluminum
31113. Starving student/housekeeper scratches client's stainless microwave
31115. Vacuum Brazer Needed
31116. Poor paint adhesion on 304 stainless fasteners
31117. Chemical reactions of chromium solutions, containing Alumina and fluoride
31118. Need micro-bike frames chrome finished camera
31119. Need phosphating chemicals and used phosphate line
31121. Copper coating I.D. of quartz tubes for microwave shielding
31122. Fading blue titanium anodize; Anodizing goes grey
31123. Fix I.D. threads tapped into aluminum part
31124. Seeking knowledge of Nickel strike
31126. Galvanizing is not bonding to iron. Fluxing wrong?
31127. Plating at home
31128. Finger amputated by jewelry polishing wheel
31129. What's the best silver plating and aluminum alloy substrate combo
31130. Need used Industrial Mixers
31131. Seeking rechroming of bathroom handles and parts
31132. HFO Burner Wind Boxes Material
31133. Looking for glossy black ink per spec FED-STD-595
31134. Surface finish conversion metric to English standard
31137. Titanium removal from hydrofluoric etch
31138. What is Woods Nickel Plating?
31140. Can cadmium be reworked selectively
31141. Problem with silver plating brass (high temp adhesion test)
31143. Decontaminating galvanizing flux in situ
31144. Can we do acid copper plating after cyanide brass
31145. Need Plastic Bumper trim on Honda Pilot chromed
31146. Need two step architectural anodizing services
31147. Need 5 tons of Metallic Soap/Stearate
31148. Proper pickling procedure for copper
31149. Repairing scratches in black anodized aluminum
31150. Finishing 316L welds and plates to mirror finish
31151. Corrosiveness of Ozone to S.S. and Aluminum
31152. Color coating very small lots of stainless steel
31153. Galvanic Reaction between zinc plated bolts and S.S. washers
31154. Problems in Electroless Nickel Process
31155. Formulation of Nickel plating SAE-AMS QQ-N-290 CLASS 1, GRADE F
31156. How to get 4Ra finish on 316 stainless steel in a .020" dia thru hole
31157. Need Wave Soldering Process to apply Pure Tin
31158. Conservator has zinc corrosion problem on artifact
31159. Titanium coating for golden color and decoration
31160. Will liver of sulphur discolor white gold on a two-color ring?
31161. Chroming of plastic parts
31162. Sludge settlement problem at the clarifier
31163. Zinc analysis in brass bath and colour changing problem
31164. Temps of Component Side of Wave Soldering Processes
31165. Corrosive-resistant finish for brass lugs in automotive environment
31166. Numerical value(ppm) of the metallic contaminations in nickel bath
31167. Question re: Acceptability of Plating Nodules
31168. Stopping galvanic corrosion of dissimilar metals that must be electrically connected
31169. Need A Vacuum metallising Company In Malaysia
31170. Enquiry for supplier, price and delivery for Copper Cathode
31172. Electronics distributors needs e-oxidating agent for IC pins
31173. Restaurant decorator needs iridescent paints for copper panels
31176. Science teacher having trouble Anodising Al
31178. Stripping fancy paint from an aluminum bike frame
31179. Chrome my 1986 IROC Z28 rims please
31180. Will aluminum rods with a dull chrome finish handle exterior weathering?
31182. Is MIL-L-46010 dry film lube a Nutrient to Fungi?
31183. Does hydrogen embrittlement baking time and temp depend on part size?
31185. Hysol Primer Bonding Failures
31186. Parameters for Silk Screening Titanium
31187. Outgassing during two-layer powder coating
31188. Medical equipment mfgr. concerned over chrome temperature limits
31189. Export jeweler asks what bright acid copper/Miralloy is
31190. Coloring Chrome Plating
31191. Is there such thing as chromate cure time
31192. Filling Pits in Aluminum in-house?
31193. The Chemistry of Rust Convertors
31194. Looking for Dacromet platers in the Chicago area
31195. Seeking sand-blasting of 303 SS components
31196. Hard water deposits vs. Health, and one way to help
31197. Removing burnt black soot on brass candle chain
31198. Zinc Plating Outgassing?
31199. Printing company needs steel bars from dryers cleaned
31200. Looking for a used walk in oven
31201. Riddle about Chrome Horse Corral silly :-)
31202. Explain chem-film process in depth
31203. What is black iron?
31204. Recycle of diluted rhodium electrolyte
31205. How do I clean hardened epoxy off steel surface?
31206. Failed hydrogen embrittlement test after EN plating
31207. Electro plating A193 studs
31208. Arcing in barrel plating
31210. Surface finish for a stainless steel or Al automotive pedal pad
31211. Need 30,000 sq. ft. of copper sheets coated with tin/zinc alloy
31212. Architect needs parts for new aluminum storefront powder coated
31213. Need high volume Autophoretic coater immediately!
31214. Brass switch plate mfgr. needs defective lacquer stripped from thousands of parts
31215. Seeking rim chrome replating
31216. Paint mfgr. needs heat-reflecting ceramic powder
31217. Info/Study Material, used equipment required for Brush Plating Process
31218. Corrosion test of a nickel plating film
31219. What metal is not soluble in HF
31220. What chemical to degrease aluminum components
31221. Thesis on Waste by Electroplating Industries
31222. White gold and rhodium plating... :)
31223. Repair of black lacquered 4-panel screen
31224. Can Dry Film Lubes be used to tighten blower clearances
31225. How to remove aluminum oxide from an aluminum motor?
31226. Silver metallizing solution for organic material
31227. What is Yick Sang YS 1287#
31228. Will Aeroglaze A276 adhere to gold plating
31229. Vacuum metallization of 24K gold?
31230. How to palladium plate in lieu of rhodium to tarnish-proof silver
31231. Troubleshooting problems with Plating, Lacquering etc.
31232. Does electrolysis occur between aluminum and other metals
31233. Electromagnet supplier want anodizing insulation data
31234. New surface treatment for aluminum
31235. Want to know formulation of Alodine 1200 and Candoclene
31236. 300 series passivation specification
31237. Rust prevention of iron metal parts in high humidity storage in open air
31238. Want formulation for phosphating solution
31239. Vital signs for borax and phosphate
31240. RMS to emery equivalency (275 RMS)
31241. Passivation with nitric acid. How to check pH level?
31242. Gearbox designer needs to clean Titanium with Stainless insert
31243. Mixing Dacrotized high strength bolts with zinc plated nuts
31244. Is this galvanic action?
31245. Gunshop needs Blueing System / Blueing Tanks
31246. Looking for a spray gun washer
31247. Need six brass desk handles buffed and powder coated
31248. Seeking anodizing dye supplier
31249. Powder coating shop needs equipment, materials and info for Teflon coating
31250. Book wanted--Electroless Plating by Mallory and Hajdu
31252. Removing surface scratches from chrome
31253. Is there a "rub-on" brass finish?
31254. Possible relief for metal fume fever symptoms, personal quest and results
31255. Making wax mandrels for electroforms conductive
31256. Sign maker needs galvanized aluminum or alco bond
31257. Looking for Zinc-Aluminum Composite Coating Supplier
31258. Need paint training for military aircraft operation
31259. Need heat resistant powder for coating silencers of tractors
31260. Anodized steel plate for fountain?
31261. Avoiding damage when using muriatic acid to clean tiled floor
31262. What paint to use on baby crib
31263. Safely cleaning aluminum horse shoes
31264. Stopping copper pipe corrosion with zinc anodes
31265. Tank Material for Nitric Acid/ Sodium Dichromate Passivation
31266. Why can't we Ni-Cr plate at room temperature?
31268. Reverse engineering plating on moly sprocket drive
31269. Molybdenum coating source?
31271. Replating silver plated objects like trays, vases, flatware, etc.
31272. Zinc anodes to reduce maintenance on rusty railings
31273. Zinc Iron Black with Hexavalent free requirement
31274. Determine Sn and Cu in plating solution and in wire
31275. Brightening aluminum boats after manufacture
31276. Phosphated carbon steel - Flexibility
31277. Corn cob recycling possible?
31278. Rusting Problem after Mass finishing for sintered components
31279. Require mechanical plating source urgently
31280. Medical equip. mfgr. needs metallic coating on polyimide tubes
31281. Silver plate Shofar camera
31283. What kind of paint should I use in my shipping container house?
31284. Removal of iron traces from sulfuric acid bath for extending working life of acid
31285. How to determine the anodized thickness on existing aluminum sheet
31286. Is Ni barrier needed when Ag plating on Cu
31287. Non-cyanide zinc gets brittle with age
31288. Scaling on non-plated surface in hard chrome plating
31290. Stainless Type 304 Weld Blending for #4 Polish
31292. Need Aluminum Polish Formulator/Manufacturer
31294. Automotive strut brace finishing issues
31295. Difference between Rodium and Nickel plating
31296. Stainless steel water dish for dog that turned black with Lime Away
31297. PVD watch case treatment
31298. Cast Iron Stove outdoors?
31300. Need Plating Shop Set-up Infomation
31301. Finishing process for aluminum castings
31302. Dark blue patination for steel counter
31308. Need thinner for polyurethane coating material
31311. Where to buy anodizing dyes
31312. Need hardcoat anodize rectifier
31313. Do pennies' weight change over time
31314. How can you tell the difference in penny compositions?
31315. Plating specification QQ-Z-325
31316. Nissan Black Oxide spec
31317. Responsibility for Revised Specifications
31318. Cleaning up Chromic Acid Surface Contamination
31319. Analysis of Hydrofluoric Acid
31320. 6000 hours Salt Spray Test required
31321. ECD Post Treatment Process
31322. Bubbles in Powdercoating?
31323. Maximum allowable current - how to calculate?
31325. Need alternative to Cadmium Plating
31326. Deoxidizer turns red
31327. Impact aluminum causing Chromate Conversion Problems
31328. Effects of local removal of anodize finish
31329. Over dose of Nitric Acid in passivation
31330. Deburring of coated master printing plates
31331. Looking for an application or treatment to steel to resist friction marring
31332. Aluminum parts attacked by dilute Nitric Acid
31333. Job work of 20 to 25 tons needs Hot Dip Galvanizing
31334. Seeking stripping and sealing of 1966 Chevrolet truck cab
31335. Need 4 aluminum wheels refinished or chromed
31336. Need 304 18 or 20 gauge polished stainless steel
31337. Seeking a company to gold plate fruit, in volume
31339. Need a Small Chrome Plated Brass Sheet
31340. Need titanium corrosion test panels
31341. How can stainless steel corrode? Sulfuric vs. hydrochloric acid
31342. Hull Cell Questions
31343. Removal of silver plating from scrap busbar
31344. How do you tell the difference between gold and brass coins?
31345. How to formulate parkerizing solution?
31346. Starting Zinc Plating Line
31347. Wood grain effect with powder coating -- how to achieve it?
31348. Red spot in gold barrel plating
31349. Is my tin bath right?
31351. Erythorbic Acid substitutes
31353. A phenomenon occurs in coagulation
31354. Paint has Silver and Copper Powder but no luster
31355. How to make car compressor shine
31357. Internal stress control of nickel electroforming in sulfamate bath
31358. Precleaning of Aluminum for Alodine
31359. 303 stainless shafts never rusted before, now they do
31362. Need plastic inner hubcap dipped
31364. Needs kits for refinishing enamel bath tubs
31365. Chemical structure of home made solder flux
31366. New technique for anodizing magnesium
31367. Thickness of natural oxide layer on Titanium
31368. Want most corrosion-proof plating option for Rolls-Royce brake parts
31369. Effect of paint thinner on the aluminum oxide finish on hardwood floors
31370. Want to build a stripping diptank
31373. Got MEK in my eyes
31374. Memorial designer wants clear powdercoat on copper roofs
31375. Line improvements on sheet to sheet galvanizing line
31376. Improve mounting of cold cathode
31377. Gold plated sheet cladding
31378. Dental equipment mfgr. finds corrosion of AISI 304 steel
31380. Zn-Sn stripper
31381. Scratches On Nickel-Silver Sheet--grade C752
31382. Teflon Coating - Non Stick Specifications
31383. Solutions to heat loss from plating/rinse vats
31384. Chromium Adherence Problems
31385. Matte black powder coat on Brass and Bronze
31387. Need small chrome plating plant
31388. Baking soda ingrained into silver flatware after treatment
31389. Will copper gasket cause corrosion on aluminum head
31390. What alloys are suitable for anodizing
31391. Stripping cad plating safely
31392. What is mild steel
31393. Need paint resistant to1500 deg. C with rust prevention
31394. Need turn-key Powder Coating installation
31395. Need used spray booth in Miami
31396. Filtering of Electrocleaner Solutions?
31397. Internal lining of concrete lined pipes-testing procedures
31398. Painting Zamak heatsink matte black
31399. Polishing black anodized steel parts
31400. Stain over nickel plated brass components
31401. Passivation method without total immersion
31402. Scratches from centerless grinding process
31403. Coating for steel roof
31405. Help with learning the Black Oxide Process
31407. Need Electropolished Nickel Foil
31408. What causes blue discoloration of stainless steel
31409. Honda VTX Cruiser Wheel Polishing
31410. Tarnished platinum plated ring
31412. Removing dings after passivation
31413. Repairing Damaged Chrome Tub Spout in place
31414. Competitive shooter needs to remove zinc from barrel
31415. How to Clean Silver Watch that was Brassed
31416. Acetone dissolving Aeroglaze Z306 on astronomical gear
31417. Effective control of electroless nickel baths
31418. Post-cure water soluble Alodine 1132 camera
31419. Need a company to recycle our filter cake
31420. Need hydrophilic coating for aluminum foil
31421. Microbes in deionised water
31422. Minimize top dross in zinc pot
31423. How to do electroless copper on PVC materials
31424. Solder plate flaking from IC leads during trim and form
31425. Need ABS bug shields plated to automotive OEM standards
31426. Need to re-plate a brass door knocker
31427. Seeking PTFE Coating on mid-size P/M parts
31428. Want colors or stains on stainless steel ring mesh
31429. How to make a graphite conductive layer for plating fiberglass?
31430. Machinability Of Hy-Tuff steel
31431. Electroless nickel plating waste water
31432. Water Purification System for Electroplating and Chromate manufacturing
31433. Doing an oil rubbed bronze finish in-house
31434. Black oxided screws are rusting
31435. Lower dross and ash production
31436. Nickel electroplating on carbon fiber
31437. Finishes for Aluminum Ball Bearing Race
31438. Removing salt residue after Turco treatment
31439. Grinding of Tribomet
31440. In need of someone to chrome factory car wheels
31441. Coating ceramic rod with nickel
31442. What etches steel armor?
31443. Looking for a vendor who can paint heads of fasteners
31444. What is the process for Pickle and Oil?
31446. Zinc plating raw material problem
31447. Nickel plating problems
31448. Using pre-galvanized steel sheet in lieu of zinc plating
31449. Need Brass Bed Restoration
31451. Want phosphating on inner walls of tubes
31452. Cleaning of Aluminum After Impact Extrusion
31453. Difference between Constant Current vs. Constant Voltage power supply
31454. Hard chrome plating rectifier bus bar sizing
31457. Need an aluminum paintball gun anodized
31458. Need cheap re-chrome of my BMX stem
31459. Need nickel plating of lead fishing spoons
31460. How would I make a spoon rust?
31461. Powder coating help
31462. Writing a horror novel: the effects of hydrochloric acid on people
31463. Duranar: will it benefit my company
31465. Builder wants green-blue patina on steel staircase
31467. Copper Wire Cleaning, Oxidation Prevention, Lacquering
31468. Barrel finishing of jewelry
31469. Teflon tape reacts with methanol
31470. How to identify sand-cast vs die-cast aluminum motorcycle parts
31471. Please quote on this galvanizing plant
31473. Design of fume hood for perchloric acid
31474. Need 4 rims powder coating or chromed
31475. Motor sports garage needs chroming of plastic interior automotive parts
31476. Need nylon coating on stainless steel
31477. Rechrome of 1950's Wedgewood Range
31478. Seeking chrome plater for 8' Aluminum Extrusions
31479. Need high volume black zinc plating, Type MFZn2-K
31480. Need stop-off lacquer for export
31483. Waterproofing metals and woods
31484. Student questions on electropolishing
31485. Palladium plating on microporous nickel camera
31486. How to patina new zinc sheeting and make it look old/antique
31487. Will nickel sulfate become brittle when heated to 600 or 700C
31488. Anthracite Powdercoating
31489. Looking for an alternative to HF for etching enamel on baths
31490. Accelerated exposure testing of copper
31491. Seeking test to prove our ECPD works on autos
31492. Aircraft painter asks if hangar is a "spray area" or a "spray room"
31493. How to stop rust on large concrete forms
31494. Electrophoretic lacquering on cast silver
31495. Pre-treatment of stainless steel lawn furniture for powder coating
31496. Effect of Copper content in Metal Preparation for Galvanizing
31497. Bare areas on ENP plated castings
31498. Plating on plastic
31500. My Nickel Electroforms seem to be magnetic
31503. Galvanic Corrosion: nickel-aluminum interface
31504. Sludge drying/dehumidifying process for vibratory mills
31505. Need ceramic tile/mug coating
31506. Need to durably paint staples
31509. Adhesive for Polypropylene
31510. Fastener systems for aluminum pool cages
31511. Soldering Ni plated Al foil to batteries
31512. Will a lip seal run acceptably on anodized aluminum
31514. Want Hazcom Training Video
31515. Substitute for hf French embossing process on glass
31516. Silkscreen ink for rubber bathing caps
31517. Seals wear paint and plating off airbrake components
31520. Want stable bare metal anode
31522. Chrome polish or paint engine parts
31524. Heat treating 17-7PH Condition A
31527. Chemicals to dissolve titanium for fine art?
31528. Oil painting, artist grade, on aluminum
31529. Will black anodized chassis dissipate heat better than clear
31530. Partial type III anodization for small aluminum parts camera
31535. Painted steel chemical processes: student question
31536. Removal of chrome from alloy wheels
31540. Finishing technique on 2 SS surfaces
31541. A 'satin' electropolish?
31542. Pitting in 7000 series aluminum camera
31544. Will rhodium plated stainless meet European nickel-free standard?
31545. Conforming to 300 hours salt spray test for sheet metal items
31546. Chrome plated 42CrMo4 tubes
31547. Phosphate coating process and possible problems
31548. Painting peels off of hot-dip galvanized pipe
31549. Pickling
31550. Electroless plating on ABS plastics
31552. High temperature electrophoretic coating
31553. Lead-free/cadmium-free and chrome-free Electroless Nickel plating
31554. Non corrosive metals for luminaires
31556. Collector questions historical rifle barrel rust prevention
31559. Chromed piston rod squeals. Will better finish silence it?
31560. Fix vs. replace AISI 8630 gears
31561. Will stainless steel BBQ rust?
31565. Hard chrome plating on Aluminum Bronze possible?
31567. Gold electroplating is wearing off of silver spoons
31568. Need gold rims redip
31570. 40 volts vs 22 volts
31573. Hastelloy plating on Kovar
31576. Degreasing problems
31578. What paintball gun coatings for lowest coefficient of friction
31579. To Eliminate Pin Holes on Painted Wheels
31580. Having problems with brittle nickel sulfamate deposits
31583. Looking for phosphate coating oil
31585. Jeweler wants to clean gold and silver using cyanide
31587. Contaminant parameters for hot dip galvanizing
31588. Hard chrome plating, bad bonding
31589. Anodizing Coating Thickness Variation
31590. Basic information about electropolishing
31591. After Vibratory finishing - surface blisters on steel parts - why? camera
31592. Need Black Oxide on 303 Stainless
31596. Detailer wants auto trim parts black chromed, black pearl finish
31601. Measured coefficient of friction of DLC and WC/C isn't per literature
31602. Temporary "bluing" EN plating on gun barrel
31603. Want Dupont Lucite Acrylic Lacquer paint
31604. How to do silvering using various reducing agents
31605. Painting musical brass instruments
31606. Removing galvanized metal shavings from plastic deck
31607. Anodize Quoting Guidelines?
31608. How to remove paint from old bronze statue
31609. Calculating amount of ammonium nitrate for hot blueing
31610. Will Rhodium plating cover intricate detailing on a ring?
31611. Removing legs from chrome table
31613. Deionized v distilled water for dental autoclaves
31614. Clear coat for brass, alum. and copper to last 10-20 years outdoors
31615. Tarnish free brass coating
31616. Chromium plating resistance to salt water
31617. How can I brighten my zinc coating
31618. Can zinc phosphate be applied to ASTM-A401 chrome silicon steel?
31619. Want info on metal pre-treatment
31620. Need to achieve mirror finish on 0.1 mm thick plate
31621. Pipe mfgr. need acid recovery system for HCl
31623. Should I use copper or galvanized gutters
31624. How to Paint Aluminum
31625. Where can liquid nickel be purchased
31626. Broken brass leg
31627. Black plating on stainless steel material
31628. Architect needs to make aluminum look like blackened steel
31629. Substitutes for acetone for removing stop-off paint
31631. Alternative sought to a hex chromate containing brightening solution
31632. Replacing anodizing
31633. Corrosion Software
31634. Chitosan and DAF
31635. Looking for e-coat source
31636. Need shower door rechromed
31637. Seeking a shop to anodize large aluminum panels 10'9"x5'5"x1.5"
31638. Seeking vendor for hot solder dip per MIL-F-14027 #258
31639. Seeking polishing of cast aluminum valve covers
31640. Cookware mfgr. needs process to blacken stainless steel
31641. The chemicals found in a chromium electroplating vat
31642. Where is the main headquarters for pennies?
31643. Grinding and polishing copper prior to nickel electrodeposition
31644. Chrome passivation
31646. How do I remove the rhodium plating?
31647. Corrosion on aluminum dirt bike
31649. Need help cleaning copper pans
31650. Lifetime of phosphoric acid bath for aluminium pretreatment
31652. Anodizing and End of Life Vehicle Reporting
31653. Looking for info on Anodizing Mil Spec "MIL-A-H625 type 2 Cl2"
31654. Zinc Peel Off at Cont. Galvanizing
31656. Hypophosphite - What's it for and what does it do?
31657. Plating Thickness for Zn Yellow Passivation
31658. Black anodized parts fading - Non-UV cause camera
31659. Passivating Nitronic 60
31660. Distributor needs Alodine 1132
31661. Would like English MSDS on Tremclad Rust Paint and Tremclad Aerosol Rust Paint
31663. Silver plating on aluminum
31665. Seeking color coding of stainless steel type 303
31666. Silver Plate Purity - Which Type for What Purpose
31667. Masking - Videos!
31668. Industrial design student wants help identifying Stainless vs. Chrome-plated Steel
31669. M.E. student question on Heat Treatment of Stainless Steel and Brass
31670. Stripping Zn-Ni alloy coating from copper
31672. Need process for zinc-iron plating on auto parts
31673. 2004 Acura TL plastic side moldings need chroming
31674. Composites as a strengthener of an aluminum mountain bike frame
31675. How to weld electroless nickel plated steel?
31676. Lacquer in a Stainless-Steel tank
31677. Chemically change STAINLESS STEEL w/ #4 FINISH?
31678. Galvanic Corrosion Prevention on switchgear heat dissipator
31679. Using stainless steel staples on aluminum step flashing
31680. Chromate Colors - What's the difference
31681. Differentiating Test
31683. Corrosion in Urea Reactor
31685. Failure of weldment solar water heater
31687. PVC dipping thickness control
31688. Unexpected micro crack line after hard coating of AL6063 camera
31689. Effects of temperature on nickel chrome surfaces
31691. Need Nikasil plating of Polaris snowmobile cylinders
31692. Formulation of nickel and silver brightener
31693. Help with chroming my mirrors
31694. How much should I allow for plating?
31695. Mirror finish on aluminum
31697. Seeking Anodized Castings Supplier
31698. Spot test for chrome on aluminum?
31699. Smut-free surface before plating in a cyanide tank
31701. SAE J1960: How does it correlate to Florida exposure
31703. Electronic Board Coating
31704. Corrosion of Nails Experiment
31705. Remove scale from mild steel wire
31706. Source of chrome plated steel tubing
31707. Copper plating of leaves not quite good enough
31708. NIG 328926
31709. Treatment of metal plating industry waste water
31710. All about Electrogalvanization
31712. Copper tube cleaning and vibratory finishing
31713. Kitchen remodel w/stainless steel countertop/cabinets
31714. Need Cu-Ni Plating of 20" dia Spherical Shapes
31715. Need New York plating shops that are ISO9004 certified
31716. Heat capacity and conductivity relationship
31717. Safe to grind aluminum, or not?
31718. Copper-Nickel-Indium alloy stripping
31719. Fading and chipping of powdercoating
31720. Coloring low carbon steel red
31721. Nickel anodes turning black
31723. Hydrogen Pick Up testing per ASTM E1447-01
31724. Testing Alocrom Mil-c-5541 class 3
31725. Recovery of gold from ion exchange recovery resin
31726. Needed help on etching in metals
31727. Deburring material for pen clips
31728. Chemical passivation treatment in laboratory
31730. How to deposit thick porous silver
31731. Paint to insulate a bus-to-RV conversion
31732. Requirement of ceramic coated steel chains
31733. Porous diecasting after chromate conversion coating
31735. Protecting sculpture from sulfur spring corrosion
31736. Finishing process for acrylic
31737. Need Reel-to-Reel Gold Chromate Plated Aluminum
31738. Selectively etching copper off of BaTiO3
31739. Function of Rectifier
31740. Rapid increases in pH in alkaline cleaner
31741. Black chrome motorcycle hardware
31742. Looking for E-Ni/Teflon coater
31743. Making AISI 420 as corrosion resistant as 304
31744. Want NOMEX paneling in Fed Std 595 gray
31746. Kylar Lined Chrome Plating Tanks
31747. Corrosion on stainless steel pipe in water treatment plant
31748. The rate of peeling or flaking of silver on stainless steel
31749. Heat seal lacquer for blood bags
31750. Touch Up of Conversion Coating
31751. Copper anodes passifying?
31752. Gold on Nickel on Molybdenum
31754. Mass Finishing Process for Bead Bracelet
31756. Anodized servingware went into dishwasher
31757. What is cold mill banding in 3003-0 Aluminum? camera
31759. Fashion Chain Plating- Need Colored Chains
31761. Metal fabrication/welding hazard?
31762. How to restore bleach-damaged silverware
31764. My test panels powder up after chem-filming
31765. Need blasting and painting of outdoor iron tables
31766. Galvanized sheet metal antiquing
31768. Need silver based conductive spray
31769. Which enamel should we use for cast iron
31770. Zinc plating and lacquering
31771. Separation of copper from gold mixture
31772. Comparing Phosphating Treatments
31773. My ring is turning my finger green
31774. Removing oil stain footprints from 1899 wood
31775. Chroming hardwood guitars camera
31776. Powdercoat or Stainless steel panels better for resisting moisture
31777. Epoxy removal from glass
31778. Clean pit in electroless nickel layer
31782. Alonizing 316L Parts -- Seeking this service
31783. ASTM B633 Finish-Box 36" x 36" x12"
31784. Wanting to learn powder coating
31785. Removal of oxidation from aluminum patio furniture
31787. Surface finish on alum plate that absorbs laser light from Nd:YAG laser
31788. Pox marks on batch of aluminum pontoon boats after exposure to hurricane
31789. Getting zincate solution to settle
31790. What happens when you mix silver nitrate with copper wire
31791. Need to change faucet finish
31792. Would like to e-plate pearls
31793. Sputtering onto 16mm film
31794. Will blue chromate compromise powder coating?
31795. Is galvanizing resistant to sodium metabisulphite
31796. Is nickel-chrome finish cost prohibitive for lead lures
31797. Refinish or re-tinning old 30 quart commercial mixing bowl
31799. Want ready to use pre-masked silk-screen stencil
31800. Increasing humidity resistance of a chrome-plated ABS plastic part
31801. Water soluble paint supplier for water bombs
31803. Getting minor and deep scratches out of aluminum rims?
31804. Need 500 l/day NaOCl Unit
31805. Pearl nickel means?
31806. Cleaning copper roofs
31807. Hard chrome pitting on high tensile material
31808. Need stripping/rechroming of trike parts
31809. pH fluctuation in nickel sulfamate bath
31810. Coating to stop caustic corrosion of SS316L
31811. Lamp mfgr. needs "Long Terne" coated steel
31812. Medical parts supplier wants chrome-like finish on mag
31813. How to setup water base paint for plastic
31814. Zn Fe plating has black patches
31815. Looking for chrome plater on aluminum
31816. Electroplated gold turns red camera
31817. Finish quality after electrolize chrome
31818. Nickel-free process for 48 hours of salt spray?
31819. How to coat small rare-earth magnets
31820. Blackening Zamak diecasting to antique look
31821. Hot electro clean and etch
31822. Post weld cleaning of titanium medical product
31823. What should I expect a good quality clear Iridite coating to look like?
31824. Removing races of aluminum screens on the glass of windows
31825. Aero-Space substrate materials advancements
31826. Need gold forming jewelry making machinery
31827. Evaporator descaling
31828. Cleaning process for laser gas supply tubing
31829. Cadmium or stainless steel bolts for stop signs
31830. Hypothetically refurbishing a 25 year old house as science project
31831. Cleaning discarded lead wheel weights
31832. Stainless steel and anodizing
31833. For parts identification: anodize or what?
31834. Pin hole problem
31835. Starting electroplating job shop
31836. Waste Treatment Problems
31837. Hardware performance and RoHS
31838. Chemical corrosion experiments on on stainless steel
31839. Chemicals for chromium passivation experiment
31841. Luggage Rack Re-chroming
31843. Zinc Plate Large Frame
31845. High Temp. Paint
31846. Copper electroplating of wafer
31847. The Look of Aging Nickel Plating
31848. Fixing moldy spot in small area of antique table
31849. Substitute to powder coating for fuel dispensing units
31850. Plating S.S. without a Woods Nickel Strike
31851. Alodine coating weight
31852. Flat black finish inside aluminum honeycomb
31853. Electropolishing on 304 SS parts
31854. U.K. Chromate Conversion Spec
31855. Shiny finished vs. satin finished stainless flatware
31857. I would like to redo my chrome rims
31858. Searching for chrome spray merchants for consumer use
31859. Buffing Problems
31860. Magnesium plating for restoration finishing and protection camera
31862. Zinc plate color callout
31863. Corrosion Resistance: Sulfamate Nickel vs Bright Nickel
31864. Individual part traceability for anodizing
31865. Need Mechanical Plating in China
31866. Plating recommendation needed for welded assembly
31867. Neutralization waste of stripping
31869. Fuel Cell Capacitance
31870. Nickel plating determining the required thickness
31871. Leaching of thermoplastic linings by ultra pure water
31872. Need Non Removable Ink for Finished Metal Items
31873. Hydrogen embrittlement failures on notch test bars
31875. Request the standard cleaning method for ITO glass
31876. Fingerprints on textured powder coat
31877. Test for nitriding on steel
31878. SS316 Electropolishing of pipe
31880. Copper Undercut
31881. SSL for zinc trivalent chromate clear
31882. Remove blue from GE 1960 blue stainless steel kitchen wall
31883. Precipitating gold from solid gold cyanide
31884. Zinc vs. Manganese Phosphating
31885. How many coats of paint on an aluminum boat?
31886. Finishing secrets for Parawood tables, chairs & furniture
31887. Turning reflective chrome into dull metallic
31888. Joining Metals
31889. Nickel based polymer coating
31891. Need plating of MG spoke rim wheels
31892. Anionic and cationic resins
31893. Trivalent Chrome Rusting
31894. Seeking Nickel plating on PEEK (Glass Filled)
31896. Baking of magnesium to out-gas contaminants?
31898. Black Oxide--with no oil-- Rust Prevention
31899. Zinc phosphate and powder coating to prevent rust from spreading from scratch
31900. Want to know about anodizing
31901. 316SS fasteners threaded into aluminum
31902. How to maintain aluminum auto trim that has been de-anodized and polished
31903. Covering white gold ring with platinum plating
31904. Want to remove lacquer sealer from stamped concrete patio?
31905. Auto warranty voided by Teflon coating?
31906. Non-chromate finishes for window and door hardware
31907. Requirements of the FED-STD-595 for White FS27875
31908. Chromatization before powder coating
31909. Torque - Tension for Dacromet
31910. Serious peeling problems with galvanizing
31911. Hard chrome solution analysis
31912. SS304 Wires - Electropolishing method for chrome like finish
31913. Need alkyd enamel finish, with quick turn around
31915. Looking for a vendor for bronzing
31916. Need re-enamel of kitchen sink
31917. I'm doing a book for a 3rd grader about copper
31918. The conversion of iron oxides--Fe3O4 to Fe2O3
31919. Non-toxic bluing methods?
31920. Refinishing anodized aluminum on fishing reels
31921. Painting a stainless steel sink
31922. Is Tremclad paint toxic?
31923. Burning screen images
31924. Bronze wool
31925. Are all VCIs now considered hazardous chemicals
31926. When do you water break test for cleanliness?
31927. Inferior Surface Finish
31928. Steel Coil Degreasing
31929. Abrasive mediums used in pre-polishing for production chrome?
31930. Science project about materials and microwave oven
31931. How can I show that changing certain variables affects the electroplating process
31933. TiO2 Coating with Silver
31934. During WWII why was there a shortage of copper?
31935. Finite element analysis of Shot Peening operation
31936. Clear coating lifted the paint on truck frame
31937. Refinishing an old metal dock frame
31938. Is cadmium plating prohibited
31939. Is there a doctor in the building?
31940. Determining CN in Sodium Nitrite
31941. For the measurement of the adhesion strength of zinc coatings
31942. Stripping Gold Plating
31943. Wire bonding related question
31944. Post treatment rinsing method for tin-lead plating
31945. Cubic printing - technology and limitations
31946. Ni Plating Brightness vs. Ductility
31949. Zinc Phosphating process control
31950. Need refinishing of my fly reels
31951. Want to dip my rims
31952. Need a nickel-layer of several millimeters plated
31953. Seeking Black Oxide of Frames
31955. Teacher asks about making of reflective glass bead
31957. Brass piano casters need cleaning
31958. Rust and residue on chrome mirrors and door
31960. Black plating
31961. Hydrogen peroxide for sulfide treatment
31963. Removal of tin plating from copper
31964. Fading problems of particular shade in powder coating
31966. Where can I find the Books/More information on plating ABS
31967. Bluish green discoloration of nickel plated aluminum camera
31968. Nickel plating on WC alloy
31969. Plating of the ACuZn material
31970. Successfully plating Waspaloy with nickel
31971. Conductivity and reliability of Electro-Plated Zinc Nickel
31972. Anode-cathode distance for hard chroming brake piston
31973. How to do satin finishing on 2B stainless
31974. Stopping carbon steel flexible dies from rusting
31975. Chemical Conversion Coating
31976. Cronak Post Treatment per D8-2446-1
31978. Sputtering & ion beam & electric source equipments needed
31979. Need Electrocoagulation Wastewater Treatment System
31981. What conditions cause a galvanized nail to rust faster
31982. Electropolishing of copper
31983. T304 vacuum chamber inner surface
31984. What is the difference between Corrosion and Electrolysis
31986. Tin dipping coaxial cable with copper wire outer braid
31987. Soldering Nitinol to Copper using Gold-Tin solder
31988. Glue for teflon to teflon
31989. Chemical stability of TiN thin films and potential alternatives
31990. Pitting / Cratering problem with EN
31991. Silver coating on Electronic Components
31992. EDM tool for surface finish
31993. Definition and Terms for Metal finishing and Polish
31994. Attractive finish for line of flatware?
31995. Need 1000 hours fastener Coating in Black - GMW3059
31996. Protecting 6061 aluminum from harsh chemicals
31997. Hast-X vs Hast C276
31998. Electric and magnetic properties of Ni-P Electroless Coating on Glass
31999. Corrosion problem in CDR plant

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