INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Rough/Sandy E-coat

Rough/Sandy E-coat

(OP)
Hello, I work for a contract stamping company and am having tons of issues with my black e-coated parts.

Recently we received in 15,000 parts that have a rough/sandy/dull finish to only one side of the part. The parts is a flat steel part that is roughly 1/8 x 2 x 4in. The rough texture has a pattern that appears to be in a vertical pattern, same direction as the part is dipped. The rough side of the part is facing up (away from the tank).

Is there any help someone could give me to help figure out this issue?
Thanks

RE: Rough/Sandy E-coat

Can you share a photo?

It may be that the parts are dragging out detergent/soap/oil from the cleaning stage. Why are the parts not hung so that the larger flat surfaces are perpendicular to the tank? That is preferred.

RE: Rough/Sandy E-coat

(OP)

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close