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  • Design 2 Part Schaumburg

    Tradeshow Announcement! Please join us at the Design 2 Part show in Schaumburg IL Meet our Sales Engineers and see what Anoplate can do for you! Next week a couple of our senior Sales Engineers will be attending the Design 2 Part show in Schaumburg IL. If you are local to the region, or just in the area and looking to discuss any existing projects or new opportunities, come see us at Booth 306. We’d be happy to discuss any of our 80+ unique finishes with you and see how we can meet all…

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  • Gold Plating – Fashion or Function?

    A-U…yes you! Did you know there is more to gold than fashionable accessories?  More than half of the world’s gold is used for jewelry but its functional properties are desirable among numerous industrial industries.  Gold plating can be found as far as the rover on mars to the very electronic device you are using right now. What Is Gold Plating? Gold plating is the process of coating the surface of another metal with a thin layer of gold.  The earliest known use of gold plating goes as far b…

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  • Less-Is-More” with TCP: How to Optimize Corrosion Protection

    Anoplate plays an important part in Protecting What Matters through the application of Trivalent Chromium Passivation (TCP) on high-quality aluminum parts in the aerospace industry. TCP is a low electrical resistivity conversion coating of the aluminum surface that can provide improved adhesion for paint applications and protection from corrosive environments. TCP is a hexavalent-free chem film conversion coating that is both RoHS and REACH compliant and conforms to the MIL spec for chem film…

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  • Oberflachentechnik is Not a Cuss Word!

    I’ve always been impressed with the German term “Oberflachentechnik'' which is used by most German firms in our anodizing, plating and metal finishing industry.  It just sounds cool!  So recently I went digging into what the term means and its obvious connection to our industry.…

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  • SpaceCom & Expo

    SpaceCom & Expo

    Anoplate to exhibit at upcoming SpaceCom!…

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