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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
  • 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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  • Plating methods
  • June 14, 2022

Is steel without a coating safe from the environment?

Steel is a metal that is used in many different industries worldwide. Steel can easily be stamped, welded, and carved into various shapes depending on the type of part needed in the industry. Steel without any type of coating...
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  • Finishing technologies
  • June 13, 2022

Hexavalent vs Trivalent Chromium

Chromium readily comes to mind when we think of things that shine. We know of course that not all that shines is chrome. Chrome is applied by an electroplating process and depending on the chemistry of the plating bath, we ca...
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Click here for details 2022 Salt Spray Shutdown

The pilot line will be closed from 12/12 – 12/31 for maintenance. Pilot operations will resume normal activities at the beginning of the year (1/3).