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Essentials of Heat Treating & Plating

April 18 @ 9:30 am PDT

$200.00 – $300.00

Essentials of Heat Treating and Plating is taught at two different facilities to facilitate “Hands on
Teaching.” This Intermediate Class includes training in various topics, as listed below, by industry experts.

  • Metallurgy Fundamentals
  • Basics of Heat Treatment – Fasteners
  • Electroplating
  • Zinc Electroplating
  • Zinc-Nickel Electroplating
  • Trivalent vs. Hexavalent Post Treatments (Conversion Coatings)
  • Sealers, Torque Modifiers and other Post Treatments
  • Baking of Parts – Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • Do’s and Don’ts of Strip and Re-Plate
  • Pre-treatments
  • Importance of RoHS and Reach
  • Passivation of Stainless Steel
  • Black Oxide and Zinc Phosphate
  • Dip Spin Organic Coatings
  • Popular Automotive Finishes
  • Plating on various substrates

Anyone selling or purchasing fasteners should have a comprehensive knowledge of Heat Treating and Plating to best serve customers with proper product. This is a very detailed oriented industry and often it’s the details which could make or break your future with a customer. The best instruction for these topics is to see the processes in action at these world class facilities.

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April 18
9:30 am PDT
$200.00 – $300.00


SWD, Inc.
910 S. Stiles Dr.
Addison, IL 60101 United States
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