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Heat Exchanger Installation & Maintenance

Technical Articles

I. Installation Check to determine that the heat exchanger will be placed in solution appropriate for the maximum benefit of the material’s corrosion resistance. All materials recommended by reputable manufacturers are based upon their best industry knowledge of similar corrosive applications, as well as…

Introduction to Plating

Technical Articles

by Steven C. Gerzel, CEF-2, RIGHTech Fabrications Electroplating is the deposition of a layer of metal “electrolytically” on to a base metal (substrate) to change or enhance its appearance and also to provide protection against corrosion. Electroplating is performed in…

Anode Basket Care in Copper & Zinc Plating

Technical Articles

The Problem: We recently received a sample titanium anode basket which had been used in an acid copper plating line. The front expanded face, parts of both sides and the bottom showed signs of an arcing problem and the basket was covered…

How To Properly Size Your Heat Transfer Coil

Technical Articles

Proper coil sizing will assure efficient heating or cooling thereby saving energy and reducing costs. RIGHTech uses proven formulas to assure proper coil sizing. These formulas, although they cannot take into account variables such as heat loss to the environment or to…

Racking – The Perfect Fit

Technical Articles

In our computerized world, every rack ordered should be the perfect fit. This article focuses on identifying and on controlling those variables that make up the perfect fit. It highlights the importance of careful and complete attention to detail at the design, engineering and manufacturing stages. The perfect fit means…

Hot Topic: Acid Etch vs Alkaline Etch

Technical Articles

When etching aluminum, the goal is to remove or minimize surface imperfections such as extrusion lines and scratches. This produces a more uniform appearance and changes the surface from a brighter finish to a matte, satin finish. The time…

Modern Marvels: Chrome & Supporting NASF 1000

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Being part of the metal finishing industry for over 40-years, and an active member of the National Association for Surface Finishing 1000, we, at RIGHTech Fabrications are always excited to see interesting and  positive industry coverage of our…

Get More Done: RIGHTech Fabrications Universal Horizontal Titanium Spline

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If you anodize you probably have run into problems with . Have you had issues with running proto parts for customers that require special angled clips and you have none in stock? Or have you experienced that odd…

RIGHTech Fabrication Meets Increased Plating Demand with Superior Anode Baskets

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The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business reported that, “Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February for the third consecutive month.” They also found that, “Respondents are saying.’Automotive is still going strong, which allows for budgeting for…