Paul Fisher

Topic: February 2010 issue of Finishing Talk is now available online

The February 2010 issue of Finishing Talk is now available online.You can download it in PDF format and read it at your leisure, or read it in its digital format online by clicking here.Take a look and let us know what you think on the community forums.

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Paul Fisher. Publisher
Finishing Talk

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Inside This Month's Issue:

Trend Setting Corrosion Protection
What was until recently only possible in a vacuum can now be achieved in-line under normal atmospheric conditions: a plasma technology by the name of PlasmaPlus offers an abundance of different functionalised coatings for the selective coating of material surfaces........... click here to read more

Announcing the 2010 Southern Metal Finishing Conference
The 2010 Southern Metal Finishing Conference, sponsored by International Surface Finishing Academy, will be held at the Francis Marion Hotel in the historic district of downtown Charleston, SC, October 4-6, 2010. This conference will focus on training in the practical applications of anodizing, advanced powder coating, plating, and waste treatment processes............click here to read more

Surface Finishing in Social Media
Last month we showed you where to find us on the social networking scene-and in case you missed it, we are everywhere: LinkedIn, Face Book, Twitter, Spoke, Ning, and more. We’d like to share with some of the interesting things people are talking about on these networks. So here’s a nice little compendium.......... click here to read more

2010 NASF Washington Forum
The 2010 NASF Washington Forum is just around the corner! As usual, the program and speakers will be top-notch, and the topics will closely track some of the major issues facing the industry. This year, the program will also feature an industry panel discussion on pending U.S. and Canadian chromium and nickel regulations........... click here to read more

CO2 Cleaning at BMW
Improved cost-effectiveness, sustainability and quality for painting plastic components Traditionally, plastic components for automobiles are cleaned by a powerwasher using a wet chemical process before they are painted........... click here to read more

12th Annual MST Symposium on Particles on Surfaces Call for Papers
The MST Conferences has announced a call for papers to be presented at the 12th International Symposium on Particles on Surfaces: Detection, Adhesion, and Removal which will be held in conjunction with the Process Cleaning Expo in Louisville, KY on May 4-6, 2010............. click here to read more

The Last Word: Innovate Or Perish - Introducing The Innovation Awards
2009 was undoubtedly the most financially challenging year of most of our careers. Some of the more established businesses fell by the wayside. Those of us who survived to see the dawn of a new decade did so because we tightened our belts until it hurt....... click here to read more