Surface finishing

November 23, 2011 - 11:57am

JetFlite International’s (JFI) Long Beach, Calif. facility has launched an aircraft refinishment program that repairs and refinishes existent components and materials with minimal replacing.

November 7, 2011 - 5:05am
According to Alamo’s Tymonee Arnold-Piel, customers may obtain exclusive rights

Alamo Plating and Metal Finishing of Converse, Texas, a specialist in decorative plating, has introduced a new finishing process called water-transfer printing. The process in its basic form begins with a pre-printed, high-definition pattern on a water-soluble transfer film. The film is then “floated” in the surface in a processing tank of water.

May 3, 2010 - 11:09am

HighTech Finishing has introduced several unique decorative plating finishes at the request of clients. “Oil-rubbed Bronze” was based on an inquiry from Airbus for a specific appearance. According to Rick Niefield, v-p of marketing at Houston-based HighTech, “it combines our electroplated product with a ‘cold staining’ process to achieve the desired look.”

April 28, 2010 - 8:01am

HighTech Finishing of Houston, Texas (Booth No. 479), has introduced several new, unique decorative plating finishes at the specific requests of clients. Its “Oil-rubbed Bronze” finish, for example, is the response to an inquiry from Airbus for a specific visual appearance. According to the U.S.

June 30, 2008 - 7:08am

High Tech Finishing, a Houston-based provider of decorative metal plating for customer aircraft interiors, has developed a new maintenance kit designed to preserve the appearance of metal plating. It is offering the kit free to show visitors at its NBAA booth (No. 5251). The package comes with nonabrasive materials and a special polishing pad. For easy stowage, it measures just 6.25 by 6.25 by 0.5 inches.