Aluminum alloys are extensively used in space programs for both structural and nonstructural applications.
Q: I was a student in one of your recent classes on aluminum finishing, and I work for a major aerospace manufacturer, and we are having a rash of salt spray failures on our chem film test panels. Advice from numerous sources has made some improvement, but we are not totally out of the woods yet. Can you provide guidance as to what variables we should be focusing on?
The metal additive manufacturing industry tends to show elaborate, complex geometries—often pictured as printed or maybe even machined.
Shay Davis, chemist and Business Development Manager for CHEMEON Surface Technology, was honored by the Society of Women Engineers at their “Night of the STEM Stars” event, receiving an Outstanding STEM Professional Award for her achievement, expertise, and work in the fields of science and technology.
Ted Ventresca is president and chief operating officer at Chemeon Surface Technology, a global leader in developing corrosion protection and surface finishing solutions to replace the known carcinogen hexavalent chrome.
Ted spent much of his career in New York City and Washington D.C., where his international media work with industry, government, media, and commercial entities now supports the future vision and growth of Chemeon.