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Blog, Metal Finishing / 30.12.2022

Hardcoat anodizing is a type of electrochemical coating that is typically used on aluminum parts. Compared to other types of anodized coatings, hardcoat anodizing is much thicker and offers superior corrosion resistance. Let’s take a closer look at the hardcoat anodizing process and the benefits...

Blog, Metal Finishing / 27.12.2022

Nickel plating has many practical and decorative applications. The versatility and impressive characteristics of a nickel coating allow a wide range of industries to enhance the appearance and extend the lifespan of their metal parts. Continue reading to learn more about what nickel electroplating is...

Blog, Metal Finishing / 01.12.2022

Copper is a popular electroplating metal because of its versatility. It can be used in a wide range of industries, and offers many impressive advantages. Continue reading to learn how copper electroplating works and how it can improve metal parts.  What Is Copper Electroplating, and How...

Blog, Metal Finishing / 28.09.2022

If you’re considering anodizing aluminum parts, it’s essential that you know how to properly keep them clean. Anodized aluminum requires little maintenance, but regular cleaning will ensure the coating lasts as long as possible. At CRC Surface Technologies, aluminum anodizing is one of the many...

Blog, Metal Finishing / 30.08.2022

At ChemResearch Corporation, hard chrome plating is just one of the many metal plating solutions we provide. Hard chrome plating is widely used for improving the durability of metal parts, but it has a variety of other applications as well. The benefits of hard chrome...

Blog, Metal Finishing / 23.08.2022

Passivation removes contaminants from metal surfaces and improves corrosion resistance. Passivation is an important step after the manufacturing of stainless steel and other metal parts that ensures sufficient rust resistance. At ChemResearch Corporation, passivation is one of the many surface treatments we provide to manufacturers...