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The Certified Electroplater Finisher (CEF)
Metal finishing and especially electroplating have long been considered by outsiders (and some insiders) as being based on voodoo and black magic as much any real science. From outside the industry it just doesn’t seem possible to force metallic ions from a liquid...
Corrosion Protection and Metal Finishing
Corrosion of metallic components is a common problem for engineering folks in all industry segments. Whether you are designing parts for space travel or lawn equipment if you use metal you have to consider how to protect it from the elements whatever they may be....
NP3 and Your Firearm Machine
The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that a machine is; “a piece of equipment with moving parts that does work when it is given power.” The Cambridge dictionary definition of a machine is; “a device with moving parts that uses power to do work of a particular type.” ...
Great NP3 Video: Nickel Teflon Torture Test Day
On YouTube, Pew Pew tests CTI's Electroless Nickel / PTFE coating on his rifle by putting 4000 rounds through it with no lubrication or cleaning.
Black Oxide Coatings for Helicopter Transmission Components
Helicopter transmissions are the heart and soul of the rotary aircraft. The design of this critical flight system includes a variety of precisely machined components produced from a highly scrutinized selection of materials. All of these components are protected by...
NP3 / Electroless Nickel PTFE
NP3 / Electroless Nickel PTFE is a surface treatment for various metals and alloys which is an accurately applied, dry lubricated, low friction surface and is extremely hard and resistant to wear.
Black Oxide Coatings
Black oxide coatings provide a thin corrosion resistant oxide for ferrous materials. The black coating is both decorative and functional.
CTI’s phosphate coating process produces a conversion coating or oxide that provides corrosion protection, as well as, a bondable surface for painting operations.
Coating Technologies, LLC works tirelessly to maintain our accreditation with NADCAP. We’re committed to providing our partners with the best in quality metal finishing.
Get more information about CT’s metal finishing processes including specification numbers, testing data, and more. See Processes
CT is on the approved vendor list for organizations like Honeywell, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Rolls Royce, and many more.