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PAVCO’s official blog

Don’t miss out on our blog entries featuring product offerings, applications, technical articles, industry news, community engagement, and company highlights.

IT’S HOW YOU FINISH

IT’S HOW YOU FINISH

We’re a developer and supplier of chemistries for the metal finishing industry since 1948.

In PAVCO, we develop products and deliver services of the highest quality at a reasonable cost.

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  • Finishing technologies, Post-plate Solutions Blog
  • March 21, 2024

How protective coatings can extend the life of your metals

Metals are versatile materials used in countless applications, from building infrastructure to crafting household appliances.Protective coatings play a crucial role in safeguarding these valuable assets and extending their ...
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  • Finishing technologies, Industry
  • March 21, 2024

How conductive coatings are revolutionizing metal surfaces

Conductive coatings are a type of coating that provides a metal surface with electrical conductivity. They are made of a variety of materials, including metals, polymers, and ceramics. Conductive coatings are used in a wide ...
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  • Finishing technologies, Post-plate Solutions Blog
  • March 20, 2024

Chromating: The ultimate solution for corrosion resistance

Corrosion is a natural process that can occur to any metal, and it can be a major problem for industries that rely on metal products. Corrosion can lead to product failure, downtime, and costly repairs. In this blog post, w...
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  • Finishing technologies, Plating methods
  • August 31, 2022

Corrosion protective coatings for diverse applications

Corrosion generates billions of dollars in losses every year around the world. Many metallic components are exposed to this accelerated oxidation process, which rapidly shortens their functionality. For centuries we have tri...
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  • Finishing technologies
  • June 29, 2022

Troubleshooting with SEM

Our eyes are useful for many tasks. They can see a bright blue finish on parts fresh out of the passivate, a smooth, satin finish coming out of a nickel tank, or those obnoxious specks of mystery material adhered to an otherw...
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  • Finishing technologies
  • June 17, 2022

Past and future of passivates

When you think of a passivate (or chromate as they used to be), what comes to mind? For some it’s a deep orange-yellow hex-chrome tank where in goes a brilliant, metallic finish and out comes a beautiful iridescent yellow or ...
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