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Ask the Expert

This popular National Metal Finishing Resource Center feature is coming soon to STERC. Users will be able to ask technical and regulatory questions that will be fielded by a group of industry experts. Responses will go directly to the user. In addition, responses will be collected by STERC and posted (anonymously) in a searchable archive.

The following list of topics is planned:

  • Anodize
  • Cleaning/Rinsing/Pickling
  • Conversion Coatings & Passivation
  • Copper/Nickel/ Chrome Electroplating
  • Electroless Plating
  • Hard Chrome
  • Plating on Plastic
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Precious Metal Electroplating
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Vacuum Coatings
  • Ventilation and Air Emissions Control
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Zinc/Cadmium/Tin Electroplating


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