Cleaning, Pretreatment & Surface Preparation Features for February 2010

Cleaning, Pretreatment & Surface Preparation Features Archive

All The World is NOT Flat: Part 2 All The World is NOT Flat: Part 2

This column expands upon my observation to that effect, which I described in my previous column (Metal Finishing, Volume 108, Issue 2, Feb. 2010). My basis for that belief is attendance at the Parts-2-Clean (P2C) international (though primarily German) trade show devoted to parts cleaning, held annually in Stuttgart.

The World is NOT Flat: Parts2Clean Recap, Part I The World is NOT Flat: Parts2Clean Recap, Part I

Thoughts on the largely German—but increasingly European—trade fair, Parts-2-Clean, held in Stuttgart from Oct. 19–22, 2009.

Anodizing for Aerospace: 101

As the aerospace industry demands more from the materials it uses, the finishing of the surface becomes a greater part of the final product.