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The International Surface Finishing Academy is pleased to announce three new dates for the highly renowned Hardcoat Anodizing workshop

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January 21st 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Rutherfordton, NC   The International Surface Finishing Academy is pleased to announce three new dates for the highly renowned Hardcoat Anodizing workshop.

The workshop will be sponsored by The LightMetals Institute and the one day program will consist of comprehensive instruction on the correct way to hardcoat anodize aluminum and its alloys. This course is taught by Bill Corcoran, Lead Nadcap Auditor and industry expert. You will learn about aluminum alloys, the metallurgy of aluminum and its alloys, the electricity and chemistry necessary to do proper hardcoat anodizing and the electrochemistry of the process. 

“Hardcoat anodizing is a sequential process where the success of every step depends on the proper execution of the prior step”, said instructor Bill Corcoran. Among the important topics included in the course will be the correct steps and procedures for proper pre-treatment, and different methods of processing will be introduced. 

Dates and locations for the workshop include:

March 21, 2012  Wichita, KS

April 20, 2012 in Los Angeles

June 22, 2012 - in St. Louis, MO

The International Surface Finishing Academy is an organization committed to the advancement and facilitation of education in the Surface Finishing Industry. Their curriculum includes programs in Powder Coating, Electroplating, Waste Water Pollution Prevention, Anodizing, Precision Cleaning Technology, and many other areas that comprise the Surface Finishing sector.

For more information about the Surface Finishing Academy please contact Paul Fisher at (828) 429-2618 USA, (415) 100-8282 Mexico - or by email at pfisher@finishingtalk.com    # # #


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