First published: 13th July 2016
By Stefan Lenzer, global product manager metallurgy, MacDermid GmbH
High strength fasteners must be dephosphated before heat treatment to prevent phosphate residues having a negative influence on the performance of the heat treatment process. This article looks at the process of phosphating and dephosphating as well as application and quality control.
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