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Metal Finishing Resources
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|
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)
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 control.
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
Abstract provided by American Chemical Society.
Extensive forum for shop problems and finishing needs.
UK magazine and website covering the metal finishing and surface coating industry including anodizing, plating, powder coating and galvanizing.
Hazardous Waste Reduction Checklist and Assessment Manual for the Metal Finishing Industry
This publication is a checklist and assessment manual to assist metal finishing shops in evaluating waste reduction opportunities.
Institute of Metal Finishing
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)
202-457-8404 / Washington, DC
A 501 (c)(6) trade association whose mission is to promote the advancement of the North American surface finishing industry globally.
National Metal Finishing Resource Center (NMFRC)
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 calculators.
2 Danforth Drive
Easton, PA 18045
|Orbel Corp. is the leading designer and manufacturer of
RF Shielding and EMI/RFI Isolation Products
for printed circuit boards and electronic enclosures.
| • Board Level Shielding
||• EMI Contact Strips and Rings
| • Be. Cu. Finger-Stock Gaskets
||• Metalized Fabric Gaskets
| • Custom and Finger Stock
||• Connector Gaskets
standard and custom board level shielding (BLS) offers unlimited design flexibility for surface-mount and through-hole
specializes in thin gauge Photo
Etched Metal Parts and Precision Metal
Stampings made from a wide variety of material options. We manage every aspect of metal stamping from design,
prototyping, short to medium runs and high volume stamping.
|• Electrical Contacts
• Battery Contacts and Tabs
• Custom ESD/Grounding
• Modified Standards
• Brackets & Washers
• Circuit Board Stiffeners
• Springs • Metal
• Antennas • Lead Frames
Photo Etched Parts
Profile of the Metal Finishing Industry
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
This paper details a granular, Magnesium-based Adsorbent which has been used to remove various metals from surface finishing wastewater streams.
Sector Notebook Project - Fabricated
Highlights and briefly describes the applicable Federal requirements, and provides citations for more detailed information.
Society of Vacuum Coaters
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 pressure environment.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -
Includes information 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.