Author: Shelley Lusas

5 Steps to Adding Electropolishing

Surveys show that only 25% of all metal finishing operations in North America offer electropolishing to their customers. With a possible rise in the need for electropolishing thanks to reshoring efforts for medical parts and equipment, demand could outpace availability as manufacturers seek to find finishers to electropolish those parts to a high specificity. Fortunately,… Read more »

What Causes Hazy Effluent?

Tackling Hazy Water Hassles With Absolute Clarity When it comes to cloudy wastewater, there are any number of reasons you can find yourself in a fog. From residual emulsified oil and surfactants to overdosing on polymers and coagulants, Hubbard-Hall’s wastewater treatment technical team can help you diagnose and treat the problem.  What are some of… Read more »

Tiede’s 4 Recipes for Wastewater Success

Our Aquapure Technical Product Manager, Robin Tiede, will admit that solving the wastewater puzzle can take time and a lot of sleuthing but believes if you follow certain steps it can help reduce this time. In a four-part monthly series, Robin will provide recommendations and tools that can help shorten the time it takes to… Read more »

Cleaning High-Value, Complex Parts for Aerospace Applications

Recently, a leading manufacturer of high-value parts for the aerospace industry ran into a cleaning challenge – namely, the cleanliness of parts going through its vacuum brazing process. The existing process was falling short – and experiencing a high field failure rate. Compounding the challenge was a large variation of aluminum alloys and forming processes… Read more »

Aquapure WasteWater Treatment Corner

All Polymer Flocculants are not created equal. While metal bearing wastewater is best served through the use of a high charge, high mole weight, anionic polymer. Fats’ Oils and Greases (FOG) work best with a cationic polymer. How are they used? Polymer Flocculants are used in chemical precipitation of wastewater treatment to destabilize the suspended… Read more »