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US Opens Steel Tariffs to Exclusions

Days before new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the U.S. go into effect, the Department of Commerce announced Monday how companies seeking to bring steel into the country without ...

Trump Officially Institutes Steel Tariffs

President Donald J. Trump, a week after announcing he would institute new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, acted on his promise Thursday (March 8), imposing new tariffs but exempting t...

US Announces Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

President Donald J. Trump announced Thursday that he plans this week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the country, drawing praise from American steelmakers but stoking fe...

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Articles (8)

2 Metals, 1 Failure

by Rick Huntley

A major mess reveals a dirty little secret.

Cases from the F-Files: Corrosion of powder-coated aluminum on the Gulf Coast

by Richard Burgess and Kenneth B. Tator, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Filiform Corrosion of Powder-Coated Aluminum on the Gulf Coast

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Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Standards (4)

Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Aluminum-Coated, by the Hot-Dip Process

issued by ASTM

This specification covers aluminum-coated steel sheet in coils and cut lengths available with t...

Standard Test Method for Measurement of Thickness of Anodic Coatings on Aluminum and of Other Nonconductive Coatings on Nonmagnetic Basis Metals with Eddy-Current Instruments

issued by ASTM

1.1 This test method covers the use of eddy-current instruments for the nondestructive measurem...

Standard Practices for Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Surfaces for Painting

issued by ASTM

1.1 These practices cover four types of treatment for preparation of aluminum and aluminum-allo...

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