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Publications and Presentations

CHEMEON Publications* Downloads
How U.S. DoD Technology Made its Way to the Finishing Industry - Finishing & Coating, September 2020 PDF
Innovative Seal for Anodized Aluminum Eliminates Hexavalent Chrome Emissions - Naval Power & Force Projections, Summer 2017 PDF

CHEMEON Presentations* Downloads
MIL-SPEC Applications to Replace Hex Chrome on Non Aluminum Substrates PDF
Replace Hex Chrome with an Environmentally Friendly/Drop-In Replacement PDF
CHEMEON Technical Performance Capabilities Studies PDF
CHEMEON TCP-HF SP QPL Approved for Spray Applications PDF
CHEMEON Trivalent Chromate Conversion and Powder Coating Applications PDF
CHEMEON Pretreatment & Conversion Coating for Magnesium Alloys PDF

CHEMEON Press Releases* Downloads
CHEMEON eTCP™ Distinct Color Trivalent Available Worldwide PDF
CHEMEON and MPI Announce Finkote CC - Advanced Aluminum Conversion Coating Technology PDF
CHEMEON® Surface Technology Celebrates Five Years of Innovation and Success PDF
CHEMEON® Announces New International Distribution & Global Product Availability Online PDF
CHEMEON and Hubbard- Hall Commence a New Partnership PDF
CHEMEON® Debuts New Innovations at NASF SUR/FIN® 2017 (Booth #747) PDF
The Many Ways CHEMEON Replaces Hexavalent Chrome PDF
CHEMEON welcomes new Vice President Technology PDF

CHEMEON Stories* Links
Brighter Lights Ahead for Vegas Metal Finishing Owner Read
Products Finishing Innovator: CHEMEON eTCP Offers Visual Verification for Coated Parts Read
A Conversation with Shay Davis, CHEMEON Surface Technology Read
Products Finishing Top 40 Under 40 Metal Finishing Executives 2019 CHEMEON Shay Davis Read
Products Finishing Top 40 Under 40 Metal Finishing Executives 2018 CHEMEON Dr. Catherine Munson Read
Innovative Seal For Aluminum Eliminates Hexavalent Chrome Emission Read
Conversation with Dr. Sjon Westre - PF Magazine Read

50th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act & 10 years of CHEMEON Innovation

Yesterday (December 28) as I pulled into CHEMEON to begin the launch of our 10-year anniversary of chemical corrosion protection innovations/solutions for global partners, I noticed two magnificent Bald Eagles perched on a fence across from our laboratory.   Coincidentally, in addition to the launch of CHEMEON’s 10th anniversary, today also happens to be the […]

Rollout of MIL-PRF-8625 Rev F and Implications for Anodizers

BY SJON WESTRE, PH.D., AND CATHERINE MUNSON, PH.D.  ANODIZE  11 MARCH 2021 MIL-A-8625 – Anodic Coatings for Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys, the primary anodizing specification used in the United States, was revised to MIL-PRF-8625 Revision F and is effective as of Nov. 23, 2020. The specification, as well as previous versions is available for download on the […]

Fixing Root Cause of Hex Chrome Debate by Changing Legacy Systems

BY TED VENTRESCA, CHEMEON  CONVERSION COATINGS  03 MAY 2023 The California Air Resource Board (CARB) has promulgated Airborne Toxic Control Measures (ATCM) for several source categories that are codified in the California Code of Regulations (CCR). Ted Ventresca Over the years, CHEMEON has been a proud member of the Metal Finishing Association of California and has presented […]