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Tab Grabber Fork Clips

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                Here’s a metal finishing riddle for you: What’s flexible, easy to load and unload, leaves virtually no contact marks, and saves you money? The answer is RIGHTech Fabrications’ new, “tab-grabber”…

LEO, the Titanium Lion

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                  Birthed in the den of RIGHTech Fabrications’ promotional products brand, Eddystone Designs, LEO, the titanium lion, is both an artistic and industrial masterpiece. Mixing the pedigree of nearly half…

A Life of Anodes & Cathodes

Technical Articles

            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…

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

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The Wall Street Journal recently told us what we all already knew. It was a tough year for manufacturing. Wall Street Journal 1/28/16 But, at RIGHTech Fabrications, we don’t think they got it exactly right. We had a…

ANODIZING EQUIPMENT

Technical Articles

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.…

Safety First

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We just had a Safety Lunch here at RIGHTech Fabrications to celebrate another safe quarter in our shop. I love safety lunches, not just because it’s fun to share a meal with some of the hardest working and…

TITANIUM ANODIZING RACKS

Technical Articles

Importance of Rack Design Rack design is critical to proper anodizing. The rack must handle the maximum weight load and still be capable of carrying the required electrical current. In other words, racks should be well constructed with…

The End of Eddystone, Long Live Laser Printing

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Late last week we made a decision to end the 3 year old effort to create Eddystone Designs, our titanium gift business.   We love titanium and the unique colors we found in our laser printing process made us smile…

Has Titanium Met Its Match?

Technical Articles

TITANIUM, VIBRANIUM and METALURGY Over the weekend, an article appeared in The Economist, touting “An alloy of iron and aluminium as good as titanium, at a tenth of the cost“.  An article like this seems to show up every 18…

An Introduction to Zinc Plating

Technical Articles

Zinc, one of the most widely used metals in the surface finishing industry, is bluish-white and lustrous. Zinc electroplating creates a soft, ductile, decorative and corrosion resistant finish. Unlike most commonly plated metals, zinc protects the substrate by sacrificing itself. The zinc corrodes before…