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Marine: Corrosion Resistance in a Challenging Environment

How to protect Aluminum Boats from Salt Water Corrosion – By Tim Cabot, President of DCHN Salt water marine is considered to be one of the toughest environments for aluminum, as salt-water and galvanic conditions are a perfect recipe for rapid … Continue reading

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12 Proven Tips to Save Time and Money for Aluminum Anodizing, Hardcoat, and other Metal Finishing Services.

Best Practices, Tips and Techniques in Anodizing and Metal Finishing – By Tim Cabot, President of DCHN Too often companies who require anodic coatings and other metal finishes fall into communication breakdown due to the many things that the metal finisher requires to … Continue reading

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This is No Fish Story for Real – The MICRALOX® Salt Water Fishing Reel

By Tim Cabot – President of DCHN We never set out to make fishing equipment corrosion resistant, but if salt water is messing up your fishing reel, we have a story to tell. MICRALOX® was developed to solve the problem … Continue reading

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Metal Tolerance Guidelines as it Relates to Different Aluminum Hard Coat Technologies.

Insightful Guide to Quality Product for Metal Finishing Manufacturers  ~ By Jack Tetrault, President of Sanford Process Co.  March 19, 2014, Woonsocket, RI Regardless of how experienced the manufacturing company that buys hard coat or other anodic finishes on aluminum is, there … Continue reading

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Anodizing Racks: When It Makes Sense to Purchase Part Specific Tooling.

Selecting the right Anodizing Rack designs for Anodizing that Produce Better Results : From Jack Tetrault, President of Sanford Process Co.  Woonsocket, RI (February 14, 2013) It’s probable that you have never given any thought to the material or the design … Continue reading

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Can I really get a true anodic hardcoat that exhibits vivid, crisp and true color?

Sanford Process Quantum® Hardcoat Colors vs. Traditional Hardcoat and Color Anodize – From Jack Tetrault, President of Sanford Process Co. Woonsocket, RI (February 6, 2014) “Can I really get a true anodic hardcoat that exhibits vivid, crisp and true color?”  This is … Continue reading

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Having Anodizing Issues with Aluminum Castings?

Insights to Anodizing Solutions For Die-Casting Aluminum Alloys – Jack Tetrault, President of Sanford Process Co.  Woonsocket, RI (February 4, 2014) A recent correspondence I received related to difficulties with hard anodizing a cast aluminum product. The cast part was receiving a … Continue reading

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