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  • Why Does Anodize Fade?

    Anodized aluminum is for the most part a robust, quality finish that is readily obtained through any number of chemical processing houses, however, a persistent issue that arises is fading of colored anodize. The fact is that there are a number of causes for this, not always related to the processing houses cutting corners, so we thought we‘d review some of them.…

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  • The Trouble with Tin: Get the Lead Out!

    At the recently concluded Sur/Fin 2000, the annual technical conference and exhibit of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, an entire afternoon session was devoted to on-going efforts to get the lead out of tin...…

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