What Are the Advantages of Masking Lacquers and Thinners?

8 Feb , 2024 Upperdog

In the specialised fields of electroplating and anodising, achieving the perfect finish can feel more like an art than a science. Yet, simply by using the right masking products, it is possible to achieve a precise and consistent finish. Central to this are masking lacquers and thinners. In this article we’re taking a look at…

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How Do PTFE Lubricants Work? The Masking Process Explained

22 Dec , 2023 hitekadmin

When it comes to industrial masking, PTFE lubricants stand out as an ideal solution. But what exactly makes this film lubricant so effective in masking applications? Our team here at Hi-Tek are exploring the science behind PTFE lubricants and their important role across a range of industries. The Properties of PTFE Lubricants PTFE, or Polytetrafluoroethylene,…

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Why Should You Use Tapered Plugs for Masking?

1 Nov , 2023 Upperdog

Achieving a precision finish is the ultimate goal for any powder coating or electroplating project. After all, you’re likely not going to see the full benefits of treating a product if the end result is going to be patchy or inconsistent. This raises the question then; how can you guarantee the perfect finish? While there…

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