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  • StoneAge
    No amperage showing up on Volteq 1520
    by StoneAge
    Hey all, new to all of this and very excited. Just had this volteq 1520 come in, and amperage is not showing up no matter what I do. Any pointers?...
    05-22-2020, 02:16 AM
  • migordon13
    Foaming in tank
    by migordon13
    I've got an electroforming operation plating nickel and cobalt with nickel sulfamate solution and I'm seeing a lot of bubbles/foam forming on top of solution in one of my tanks. Any suggestions on what could be causing it and how to fix?

    tank conditions - sparger system pumped from weir...
    05-15-2020, 02:23 PM
  • TeachME
    Titanium contact to aluminum
    by TeachME
    Question 1: Referring to the diagram, will this amount of contact be enough for a good-enough anodize?
    Note: there is no force pushing the Ti against Al

    We're doing thousands of small parts, and require a fast way connect them.

    Question 2: If the Al parts are pressed...
    05-14-2020, 05:20 PM

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