This trivalent chromium, aqueous coating is made for aluminum, aluminum alloys and IVD deposited aluminum. It has a low electrical contact impedance, and comes in a color range from clear to light blue. It can be applied by immersion or in spray form. With long-term corrosion protection, it is Class 3 per ASTM B449, and meets Mil-C-5541 for Class 1 and Class 3, is RoHS-compliant and meets ELV and WEEE requirements. It works as a good bonding agent for paint (new or repaint), and is geared toward aluminum products in the automotive, aircraft, sport vehicle, architectural and hardware industries.
What if algae borne of fertilizer runoff that pollutes rivers and lakes could be harvested and used as biofuel feedstock? What if the leftovers could be recycled into farm soil nutrients, eliminating at least some of the need for artificial fertilizers in the first place? Western Michigan University researchers have a plan.
Manufacturers of plastic parts recognize the potential of conformal cooling to reduce molding cycle times. Problem is, conformal molds require additive manufacturing (AM), and technologies in that space are still evolving. Costs also can be high, and beyond that, many manufacturing organizations lack the knowledge and expertise needed to apply and incorporate additive technologies into their operations.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.