Features for December 2004

Features Archive

Is Parts Drying Hot Air or Something Else?

This column discusses why parts drying is a problem with aqueous cleaning agents used as replacements for some solvents. I wrote about this topic in 1989. I have frequently updated the material, to protect the guilty. But basically, drying of parts is similar to how it was handled years earlier, and before that.

Fantastic Finish: P.K. Selective Redefines the Art of Aluminum Anodizing Fantastic Finish: P.K. Selective Redefines the Art of Aluminum Anodizing

Wow! This may be the initial reaction of P.K. Selective Metal Plating customers when first viewing the colorful and lustrous product finishes made possible by a proprietary multi-color/splash anodizing system. The firm continues to push the envelope for this process with national and international customers.