What is Kesternich Testing?

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Kesternich testing, also known as Kesternich corrosion testing, is a method used to evaluate the corrosion resistance of metallic materials, including plated surfaces. The test is named after the German engineer Wilhelm Kesternich who developed the method. The Kesternich test is specifically designed to simulate the corrosive effects of acidic atmospheric environments on metals. This…

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Why Choose DeKalb for Zinc Iron Plating?

If you want parts to have a beautiful black finish while providing extreme corrosion protection, zinc iron is one of the best plating options you can choose. This process has sacrificial properties which improves metal’s resistance to rust and corrosion. With zinc iron plating providing enhanced protection and many other benefits, who should you go…

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