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Over the past few years, plastic electroplating has gained widespread popularity, particularly in the decorative electroplating of plastic components. Among the various types of plastic utilized in electroplating, ABS plastic stands out as the most extensively employed.
Metal fabricators aiming to venture into finishing processes should familiarize themselves with two prevalent options—liquid and powder coating—along with the prerequisites necessary for a company seeking to employ either or both.
Defects are bound to arise during the reprocessing of mechanical equipment or parts related to metal. As a result, the final item's surface treatment process plays a crucial role, serving the dual purpose of enhancing aesthetics and providing protection. This process not only improves the performance of metal parts but also helps prevent rust.
In today’s rapidly developing machining industry Precision Machining has made tremendous advances, especially in the area of smart manufacturing. With more than three decades of metal machining experience, and staying abreast of latest developments across a multitude of industries, World Known Precision Industry (Taiwan) Co., Ltd. (WKPT) has become a leading manufacturer of components in the transportation, construction, agriculture, green energy, and semiconductor industries.
Defects are bound to occur during the reprocessing of mechanical equipment or metal parts. As a result, the final step of surface treatment holds significant importance. It serves the dual purpose of enhancing the aesthetics and protecting the surface, ultimately improving the performance of metal components and preventing rust.
In most cases, blackening treatment on steel, also known as black oxidation, can enhance corrosion resistance to a certain extent. However, the protective effect remains somewhat limited. To significantly improve both corrosion resistance and lubrication of the blackened layer, additional measures like oil immersion or subsequent rust prevention treatment are still necessary.
Anodization is a surface treatment process, typically performed as the final step in metal manufacturing. It is a dependable and cost-effective method for enhancing wear resistance and adding color to precision machined metal parts, particularly aluminum and other non-ferrous metals.
In recent years, plastic electroplating has been widely used in decorative electroplating of plastic parts. ABS plastic is the most widely used kind of plastic electroplating.
It is inevitable that there will be some defects in the reprocessing process of metal-related mechanical equipment or parts. Therefore, the surface processing procedure of the last item is very important, and the function of surface beautification and protection is carried out, thereby improving the performance of metal parts and avoiding rust.
Metal fabricators looking to take on finishing should know about two of the most common finishing alternatives—liquid and powder coating—and the requirements involved for a company hoping to apply one or both.
A grinding machine, or grinder is a widely used abrasive processing process in which a spinning wheel is covered with coarse grains. Cutting pieces of metallic or non-metallic substances from a workpiece to make the surface flat or smooth.
Anodizing is a treatment used to enhance the surface properties of metals. It can improve the appearance, durability, conductivity or other properties of a metal surface and help protect it from wear and corrosion. In addition, it can also be used to make different shaped materials, such as rubber rings, pressure-type parts or trimming cutting tools. Therefore, anodizing is a common metalworking method.
A grinder is a widely used abrasive processing process in which a spinning wheel is covered with coarse grains. Cutting pieces of metallic or non-metallic substances from a workpiece to make the surface flat or smooth.
Powder coatings were developed in the 1950s as an alternative to traditional finishes such as liquid coatings. While the versatility and appeal of liquid coatings isn't likely to disappear anytime soon, powder coatings offer many advantages and are growing in popularity.
The metal surface is easy to rust and corrode in the natural state, which will cause excessive loss of metal products. At the same time, in order to meet the functional requirements of metal products such as brightness, wear resistance, and aesthetics, the coating on the metal surface plays a very important role. Surface treatment can improve product appearance, texture, function and other aspects of performance.
The baking paint treatment can give metal various colors and different textures. It is painted on the metal surface as a surface treatment, which has both protective and aesthetic functions.
Surface treatment is a process for artificially forming a surface layer with different mechanical, physical and chemical properties on the surface of the substrate. The purpose of surface treatment is to have the corrosion resistance, wear resistance, decoration or other special functional requirements of the product. For metal castings, the more commonly used surface treatment methods are mechanical grinding, chemical treatment, surface heat treatment, and spraying the surface. The following will talk about details among all these different methods.
A woodworking sander is a tool or machine that uses an abrasive cloth or paper to make the surface of a wooden workpiece smooth.
Thermoforming or vacuum forming is a common method of processing plastic materials, and vacuum formed products are ubiquitous in daily life. The process involves heating a plastic sheet until soft and then placing it over a mold. A vacuum then draws the soft sheet into the mold. The sheet is allowed to cool and is then removed from the mold.