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Hard Anodizing Heat Exchangers

Over a number of years, Southwest United Industries in Tulsa, Oklahoma has successfully heated many process chemistries using Thermax2 heat exchangers driven by steam. But it was a troublesome cooling application that recently has brought United their greatest satisfaction with Thermax2 . Southwest was experiencing failures of 316L stainless steel coils in their 12% hard ...

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Chemfilm

bench-style chemfilm chromate conversion line

Adding Chemfilm Processing to Your Facility If you are thinking about adding a process line to your facility to do chemfilm, most of the articles, classes and information presented by this website are applicable to the chemfilm process, also known as chromate conversion coating or Alodine.  This process is usually guided by MIL-DTL-5541 or AMS-2473, and the pre-process operations, such as the cleaner, ...

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by Mark Emilio.

Anodizing Kits

Using an IPEC tabletop Anodizing Kit

Anodizing Kits Many of the people who happen onto one of our websites looking for anodizing or plating equipment are really more interested in  very small "anodizing kits" rather than the larger anodizing lines that we usually design and build.  Many of them will then ask us what the differences are between the anodizing kits and ...

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by Mark Emilio.

How to Anodize Aluminum

How to Anodize Aluminum Type II Class I, Overview

How to Anodize Aluminum We are often asked for a general description of the process steps to define how to anodize aluminum.   Here is an overview of what a typical industrial aluminum anodizing line would involve.  Note that we are assuming the parts have already been thoroughly cleaned, masked and rack-mounted prior to the chemical processing done here.  ...

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by Mark Emilio.

Anodize Type I, II, III – A Quick Study

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TYPE I, II, III  Anodize - Quick Study   Can you give me a quick and easy definition the Types of Aluminum Anodizing? A "quick and easy" definition will never be complete... but here goes. The following comments are a non-technical response to the question. If you want a detailed description of each process feel free to contact ...

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by Ken Emilio.