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PWL#046B - Surface Treatments, Plating, Coating, Metal Finishing, Surface Modification
June 15, 2007

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Resources on Metal Finishing

PWL#046B
15 June 2007

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Online Resources on Surface Treatments, Plating, Coating, Metal Finishing, Surface Modification and more... (14)

This 14th Mid Month Bulletin deals with different kinds of Metal Finishing. On this subject our Welding Advisers Site displays only the following page that can be seen by clicking on Thermal Spray

References

From TWI:
Surface Treatments and Coating Processes
(see pages with no cost registration)
http://www.twi.co.uk/j32k/protected/band_27/bpsurftreatcoat.html
and
Surface Engineering
http://www.twi.co.uk/j32k/unprotected/band_1/surfaceengineering.html

Surface Engineering
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surface_engineering

What is Surface Engineering?
http://www.shef.ac.uk/materials/research/centres/surface/whatis.html

Vanadium Carbide Thermal Diffusion Coating
http://www.tdcoating.com/literature.htm

Surface Treatments (see linked pages)
http://www.efunda.com/processes/surface/surface.cfm

Plating
http://www.bstsa.org.uk/tech/tech.htm

Definition of Metal Plating
http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/RapidPrototyping/define.html

Metal Plating from Vikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Metal_plating

Metal Finishing (Journal)
Click on Metal Finishing.

The Institute of Metal Finishing
http://www.uk-finishing.org.uk/

Pollution Control for Metal Finishing
http://extension.missouri.edu/polsol/metal.htm

Pollution Prevention for Metal Finishing
http://es.epa.gov/techinfo/facts/cheklst3.html

National Metal Finishing Resource Center
http://www.nmfrc.org/

Surface Treatments for Molds
http://www.moldmakingtechnology.com/articles/010605.html

Surface Treatments for Magnesium Alloys
http://www.magnesium-elektron.com/data/downloads/DS256SU0.PDF

Kolsterising - Case hardening process for Stainless Steels
http://www.kolsterising.bodycote.com/
http://www.kolsterising.bodycote.com/pdfs/kolsterising_hi.pdf

Chromate Conversion Coating for Aluminum Alloys
http://www.dstan.mod.uk/data/03/018/00000300.pdf

Health and Safety in Surface Engineering
http://www.hse.gov.uk/surfaceengineering/index.htm

Physical and Chemical Vapor Deposition (downloadable articles)
http://www.surfaceengineering.org/publications.php

Guide to PVD Coatings
http://www.pvd-coatings.co.uk/

Ion Surface Engineering
http://www.swri.org/3pubs/brochure/d06/ionbeam/ionbeam.htm

International Symposium on Surface Hardening of Stainless Steels
http://www.asminternational.org/surface/website/default.htm
October 22-23, 2007 - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio

Functional and Structural Ceramics
http://www.mat-sci.bham.ac.uk/Themes/functional.htm

Nanotechnology-based Coatings
http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2006/02/70117

Nano coating makes for an awesome splash
Nano Coating.

How the Public makes Sense of Nanotechnology
http://www.physorg.com/news8999.html

Diamond Nanocoatings
http://www.eere.energy.gov/industry/ imf/pdfs/1798_uncdcoatings.pdf

Surface modification for bioimplants
http://jba.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/20/1/5

Surface modification: cleaning, coating, adhesion enhancing
http://www.btgnow.com/index.html

Engineering Surfaces
http://www.tifac.org.in/news/surfeng.htm

Parasitic Loss Control through Surface Modification
http://www.energetics.com/recips06/Presentations/Bolander.pdf

The Laboratory for Surface Modification
http://lsm.rutgers.edu/about.shtml

Surface and Interface Engineering
http://www.mpg.de/english/institutesProjectsFacilities/schoolChoice/ surfaceEngineering/index.html

Surface Modification with AFM
http://www.pacificnano.com/modifications-lithography.html

Leibniz Institute - Leipzig
http://www.iom-leipzig.de/index_e.cfm

Surface Modification and Coatings - TMS (Article links)
http://www.tms.org/pubs/journals/JOM/indexes/surface-mod-coat.html

Cleaning and Surface Modification Processes
http://www.physics.mq.edu.au/research/laser_cleaning/dk1.html

Carbon Surface Modification
Cabot.
and
http://w1.cabot-corp.com/controller.jsp?N=24+3064+3176

Surface Modification Technology (SMT)
http://www.tmpi-quickclean.com/smt.htm

Electron Beam Technology for Surface Modification
http://surfacephysics.net/

Plasma Surface Modification in Biomedical Applications
http://www.astp.com/PDFs/PS_biomed.pdf

Laser Surface Modification
http://www.arci.res.in/html/tp/clpm/html/surface/Surface.htm

Coating from Vikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coating

Powder Coating from Vikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powder_coating

Thermal Barrier Coating from Vikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_barrier_coating

Coatings.de
http://www.coatings.de/

High Temperature Coating
http://www.dynacer.com/coatings.htm

Thermal Barrier Coatings
http://www.fz-juelich.de/ief/ief-1/index.php?index=63

Lower-Conductivity Ceramic Materials for TBC
http://www.techbriefs.com/content/view/22/34/

Nature of Thermal Spray Coatings
http://www.gordonengland.co.uk/tsc.htm

Plasma Spray Coating Microstructure Ceramic Coatings
http://www.gordonengland.co.uk/pmg16.htm

Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology
http://www.coatingstech.org/

International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalCODE=ijsurfse

Surface Finishes of Stainless Steel
http://www.assda.asn.au/asp/index.asp?pgid=17972

Surface Finish
http://www.mfg.mtu.edu/cyberman/quality/sfinish/index.html

NASF (National Association for Surface Finishing) Publications
http://www.nasf.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Publications

Shot Peening
http://www.metalimprovement.com/shot_peening.php

International Conferences on Shot Peening
http://www.shotpeening.org/ICSP/confrns.htm

Shot Peening Article Library
http://www.shotpeener.com/cgi-bin/search.cgi

Laser Peening
http://www.metalimprovement.com/laser_peening.php

A fundamental Book of serious Reference on the subjects presented above is

ASM Handbook Volume 05: Surface Engineering
ASM International, 01-Jan-1994, 1056 pages
Click to Order.

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