Metal finishing metal and surface coating is a service that includes
anodizing, plating, powder coating and galvanizing, vacuum evaporation,
sputter deposition, arc vaporization, ion plating, and a whole host
of other processes. Most, if not all, require specialized (and expensive)
equipment. The companies listed here offer expertise on the subject,
and should be able to help you achieve your goal.
Metal Finishing Products and Services
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Aluminum Anodizers Council | anodizing.org |
847-526-2010 | Wauconda, IL
Promotes the common interest of its
members -- firms engaged in aluminum anodizing, suppliers of products
and services used in the anodizing of aluminum products, or purchasers
of anodized finishes.
American Galvanizers Association (AGA) | galvanizeit.org
720-554-0900 | Centennial, CO
A non-profit trade association
dedicated to serving the needs of after-fabrication galvanizers,
fabricators, architects, specifiers, and engineers, providing technical
support on today's innovative applications and state-of-the-art
technological developments in hot-dip galvanizing for corrosion
ASM International | asminternational.org | 800-336-5152
| Materials Park, OH
Society for materials engineers and scientists,
a worldwide network dedicated to advancing industry, technology,
and applications of metals and materials.
Electrochemical Regeneration of Chromium Containing Solution
from Metal Finishing Industry | pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/abstract.cgi/iecred/2007/46/i09/abs/ie0613873.html
Abstract provided by American Chemical Society.
finishing.com Hotline | finishing.com/Letters/index.html
Extensive forum for shop problems and finishing needs.
Finishing Magazine | finishingmagazine.co.uk
UK magazine and website covering the metal finishing and surface
coating industry including anodizing, plating, powder coating and
Institute of Metal Finishing | uk-finishing.org.uk
| 0121 622 7387 | UK
Provides a focus for Surface Engineering
within the UK through the fulfillment of the technical, educational
and professional needs at all levels for both the individual and
companies involved in the industry.
National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF)
| nasf.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=About | 202-457-8404 | Washington,
A 501 (c)(6) trade association whose mission is to promote
the advancement of the North American surface finishing industry
National Metal Finishing Resource Center (NMFRC)
| nmfrc.org | 734-995-4911
A comprehensive environmental, technical,
and pollution prevention metal finishing resource that includes
a searchable technical database, environmental compliance assistance
tools, specifications, shop, supplier, and people directories, online
Profile of the Metal Finishing Industry | p2pays.org/ref/01/00883.pdf
Prepared for the Cleveland Advanced Manufacturing Program (CAMP)
under contract to the Energy Environment and Manufacturing project
of the Technology Reinvestment Program (EEM-TRP).
Removal Of Metals From Metal Finishing Wastewater Using
a Granular, Magnesium-based Adsorbent | wateronline.com/article.mvc/Removal-Of-Metals-From-Metal-Finishing-Wastew-0002?VNETCOOKIE=NO
This paper details a granular, Magnesium-based Adsorbent which has
been used to remove various metals from surface finishing wastewater
Society of Vacuum Coaters | svc.org | 505-856-7188
| Albuquerque, NM
SVC activities are directed at developing and
improving high-volume coating using processes—such as vacuum evaporation,
sputter deposition, arc vaporization, ion plating, chemical vapor
deposition, and related technologies—performed in a sub-atmospheric
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Metal Finishing
on powder coating, evaluation of biodegradable degreaser, Non-Polluting
Method for Metal Surface Finishing Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention
and Control Technologies for Air Emissions for Hexavalent Chromium
Electroplating, and more.