FOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Forest City, NC July 23, 2007: Carolina Process Control a well known distributor of metal finishing chemicals and equipment, has announced that it’s Luster-On product known as “Aluminescent” has received approval under the government Mil Spec of MIL-DTL-81706B for chemical conversion coatings. Aluminescent is now officially listed on the Qualified Products List (QPL) pertaining to chemical conversion materials for coating aluminum and aluminum alloys. This approval follows rigorous testing conducted by NAVTEC using specific steps to prove its corrosion resistance, paint adhesion, and shelf life capabilities.
We are pleased to add yet another environmentally safe product to our offerings. “said Paul Fisher, President. “We are now one of the few companies in the world offering a fully certified product that is chrome free that also exceeds all aspects of the Mil Spec 5541F.”
Aluminescent is the only powdered hex-free conversion coating for aluminum listed on the Qualified Products List for MIL-DTL 5541F, class 1A and 3. The chromate is a replacement for yellow or clear hexavalent chromates and provides excellent corrosion protection at low cost and minimum control. Aluminescent can be applied by dip, spray, brush, swab or roll coating, requires no electrical current, cooling or exhaust and is suitable for both wrought and cast aluminum alloys.