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Houghton Patents New Aluminum Etching Technology

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Houghton International Inc. and Houghton Technical Corp. today announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,518,286, entitled Methods and Compositions for Acid Treatment of a Metal Surface .-  This patent is directed towards Houghton's technology for aluminum acid etching, which is formulated to provide a uniform fine matte satin...

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PRESTO BLACK-® BST4 Brush-On Blackener for Touch-ups in Aircraft Engine Rebuilding and Machine Shop Quick-Fix for Previously Black Oxided Parts with Scratches

PRESTO BLACK-® BST4 Brush-On Blackener for Touch-ups in Aircraft Engine Rebuilding and Machine Shop Quick-Fix for Previously Black Oxided Parts with Scratches

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: PRESTO BLACKÂ-® BST4 brush-on liquid is an instant acting cold blackener for all iron and non-stainless steels. When applied to any clean ferrous metal surface, the BST4 solution blackens within 30 seconds and forms a durable black finish that can be top coated to form an attractive, protective black oxide finish. For the Aerospace Industry, PRESTO BLACK BST4 liquid...

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PCB and Substrate Surface Finish has modifiable surface energy.

With properties optimized for solder through, solderability, corrosion resistance, flux containment, and creep corrosion suppression, Semblant Plasma Finish (SPF) is intended for high-volume production but can be used in prototype and low-volume production as well. This truly disruptive nano-coating, which does not generate any hazardous waste or consume any water, contains no carcinogens and is...

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Hybrid Resin optimizes finish on leather products.

Hybrid resin RH-6675 is used when cold crack, flex, and print retention properties are required on leather. It features high mechanical stability, allowing for application via roller coat or flow coat machines, and ensuring resistance to print cut-through during high-temperature printing. Aliphatic polyurethane/acrylic dispersion is TEA and formaldehyde free, has low VOCs, and contains no...

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Surface Finishing reduces gold plating thickness.

Offered as surface finishing process for bonding gold and aluminum wire to PCBs, DODUBOND can reduce thickness of gold plating to less than 0.1 Â-µm. One gold layer as thin as 50 nm can be enough to obtain firm bond. Based on DODUCHEM chemical nickel/gold surface finishing, process inserts very thin palladium diffusion barrier between nickel and gold to effectively prevent nickel from...

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Sealer and Finish suit high-impact sports hardwood floors.

Drying in as little as 2 hr, polyurethane Valsport WP-4.1 Fast Dry 350 Sanding Sealer is formulated to seal bare wood floors and produce optimum clear surface for finish coats. Valsport WP-8.1 Sports Floor 350 Finish is clear and ages to naturally golden amber while protecting wood. Both durable oil-modified urethanes have VOC levels of less than 350 g/L and can be used individually with...

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Wood Finish contributes to LEED certification.

Applied using environmentally friendly process, Clarity(TM) Finish includes wash, sealer, and top coats. Since it is water-based, wood casegood product is Indoor Advantage(TM) certified for indoor air quality. Finish allows repairs to top coat should damage occur, and provides consistency and clarity that allow natural look of wood to come through.

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Black Oxide Finish protects oil/gas drilling components.

Black Oxide Finish protects oil/gas drilling components.

In addition to creating protective barrier against corrosion, TRU TEMPÂ-® black oxide finishing process offers break-in lubricity and anti-galling protection. Finish complies with MIL-DTL-13924, Class 1 and withstands 100-300 hr salt spray. Suited for valves, pumps, couplings, packer glands, and associated equipment, process forms non-dimensional, deep black finish; is pollutant-free; and...

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New TRU TEMP-® Finishing System from Birchwood Casey Reduced Blackening Time from 3 Days to 34 Minutes for Command Tooling Systems

Ramsey, Minnesota: Over a third of Command Tooling Systems' toolholders require black oxide finishing, and outsourcing this function added three days to its manufacturing time. Now, using a seven tank, 100 gallon TRU TEMPÂ-® in-house blackening line from Birchwood Casey, the blackening process has been greatly reduced from days to just 34 minutes. With the Command's toolholder markets growing...

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Floor Finish suits high traffic areas.

High-solids, low-odor High Mileage provides optimized gloss build and offers black heel mark/scratch resistance. Up to 5 coats can be applied in one application without signs of stressing. Finish performs well in less-than-ideal environmental conditions such as high or low humidity. Its properties make it suited for 24-7 facilities such as hospitals or retail environments with busy aisles and...

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Dies & Stamping Services with Over 25 Years of Experience
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Dies & Stamping Services with Over 25 Years of Experience

PDS is an established leader in progressive die stamping, with a reputation for providing precision and value that dates back more than half a century. Through extensive capabilities and a staff of seasoned professionals, we set the standard for quality, delivering flexible services that can meet the needs of the most challenging requirements. See our video to learn more.

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