Multi-Etch—the Safer Way to etch Titanium

MultiEtch

Times and regulations have changed since we first started etching titanium in 1978.  During our first experiments, while preparing the hydrofluoric/nitric acid solution, orange clouds of vapor had us running out the door to escape. We began as titanium jewelers when you could still drive to the chemical supplier and pick up dangerous chemicals in your ...

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by MultiEtch.

Smaller Titanium Anodizing Systems for Small Parts & Lower Production

small titanium anodizing console

For customers who need good color repeatability and the ability to switch from one color to another quickly, consider one of our smaller titanium anodizing consoles.  Since they use the same programmable remote control and power supply as the larger consoles we build, the color repeatability and functions of the system are very similar, but ...

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by Mark Emilio.

What are the Benefits to Bringing Anodizing Titanium In-House?

In-sourcing your titanium anodizing needs saves your company money; helps put lead times in your hands rather than someone else’s; improves the quality of the parts and has a quick ROI. Most of our customers never had any experience with chemical processing systems of any kind and have no trouble quickly learning to use and maintain their ...

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by Erin Emilio.

The Medical Anodizing Process

Medical Anodizing Color Titanium parts

Medical Anodizing Medical anodizing apparently means different things to different people, usually based upon what aspect of the medical device industry those people work within.  Most of our customers in the medical device manufacturing industry refer to medical anodizing when discussing what we would call titanium anodizing, whether it be color titanium anodizing or AMS 2488 ...

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Like a Closer Look at a Titanium Anodizing Line?

Titanium Anodizing Machine

Have a Closer Look at a Titanium Anodizing Line Though a picture may be worth a thousand words, a video could be even better.   We decided to put together a couple of quick videos to give potential customers a better idea of what our titanium anodizing lines are all about plus how far from rocket science ...

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by Mark Emilio.

Regulatory Agencies and Permits | regulatory agencies & permit

sample ipec drawing

There are two big questions that potential customers are usually very leery of when considering purchasing and installing a titanium anodizing line- The first is whether the learning curve is such that they can really learn to do it, quickly, reliably and repeatably. We have several articles on this subject and we have yet to ...

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by Mark Emilio.

AMS 2488 Type II Titanium Anodizing

AMS 2488 Type II titanium anodized medical screws

Type II Titanium Anodizing There is a lot of interest regarding Type II Titanium Anodizing (per AMS 2488D) and we get a lot of  repeated questions as a result. Will the IPEC Console-style titanium anodizing lines work for either color anodizing or Type II?  The short answer to this is yes, but because the process time and DC current ...

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by Mark Emilio.

How to Anodize Titanium

Anodizing Titanium in a Console Module

 How to Anodize Titanium We are often asked for a general description of the process steps to define “how to anodize titanium.”   Here is an overview of what a typical industrial titanium anodizing line would involve.  Note that we are assuming the parts have already been thoroughly cleaned and either rack-mounted or placed in an appropriate ...

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by Mark Emilio.

Ti Anodize Equip – ROI? | titanium anodizing equipment

medical anodizing

Titanium Anodizing Equipment The decision of whether or not to purchase titanium anodizing equipment for surgical implants  is a call every manufacturer of titanium devices will need to make at some time - and in most cases the decision will be yes!  Simply put, it is the opinion of this author that Titanium Anodizing offers some of the fastest ...

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by Ken Emilio.

Ti Anodize – PayBack Time! | Titanium Anodizing

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    Do your own Titanium Anodizing!    Stop wasting money on Outsourcing and take control with your own Titanium Anodizing machine. In this installment we will demonstrate the profits and benefits that can be yours when you install a Ti Anodize system in your company.   The Case for In-House Titanium Anodizing:   "Exhibit A"   Outsourcing Is Only a Temporary Solution. The cost to outsource titanium anodizing ...

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by Ken Emilio.