Category - Technical Articles

HiLode® Rack System

Technical Articles

              The art and science of anodizing is complex. The science combines electricity and chemistry to describe how thin films of oxidation are built up on aluminum surfaces. The art component, the…

Death by Corrosion

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There is nothing more important to our customers than selecting the right material for their applications. The corrosion guide books are long on testing-based corrosion recommendations and surprisingly short on theory of corrosion.  At RIGHTech Fabrications, our experience…

Anode Hooks

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                      Anode Hooks Titanium plating baskets were invented in the early 1960’s, partially as a result of a decline in defense spending from a decade earlier. As the…

What Is a Watt?

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At RIGHTech Fabrications, we are mechanics and builders, materials selectors and experts in electrochemical engineering. We have nearly half a century of experience building gear for anodizers and platers. At the core of all that knowledge is an…

Herding BTU’s

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                Being a heat exchanger designer is a little like being a cat herder. We chase BTU’s into and out of equipment in order to regulate heat in cleaning and process…

Metal Fabrications A to Z

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                  After more than 50 years in the world of titanium, RIGHTech Fabrications is an expert in fabricating a material that poses challenges very few shops want to face. Our…

Boxers or Briefs?

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1/4-20 Cap Screw & Machine Screw                 You wouldn’t think folks would get their shorts in much of a twist over the size of the hex shaped head of a bolt.…

Whole-Y Titanium, Batman!

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                  Expanded Metal                                            Samples of Perforated Slotted Metal  …

A Life of Anodes & Cathodes

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            This is an age of nerds and wonks who talk about their work until their friends just zone out. No one wants to be in the geek zone, standing in a lonely…

ANODIZING EQUIPMENT

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The selection of anodizing equipment should be made with proper consideration of the chemical processes to be used in the installation. When proprietary solutions are utilized, be sure to get recommendations on materials of construction from the supplier.…