More than 50 participants attended a two-day symposium in Sibiu (Romania) on October 15-16, 2018 which was organised by Ciato Galvanotehnic, Schlötter’s longstanding distributor in Romania. The seminar was held at the company Compa, which kindly provided rooms. Speakers from Schlötter and other Ciato partners such as Zwez, Mazurczak and Mefiag presented to the audience new developments in plating technologiy, ranging from phosphate coatings to filter technology and heating...more

The first SurfaceTechnology Germany, ending on 07 June 2018, had a good start. The former O&S was launched under a new name to reflect the growing international impact of the trade fair. The new concept succeeded: Around 300 exhibitors and 6,000 trade visitors, approx. 25% coming from abroad, attended the event in Stuttgart from 05-07 June, 2018.  Schlötter’s booth attracted a large crowd over all three days of the event, hosting visitors from more than 15...more

Schlötter presents "Generation VX".  Schlötter’s new alkaline Zi-Ni electrolytes SLOTOLOY ZN 80 VX (rack process) and SLOTOLOY ZN 210 VX (barrel process) both feature a significantly reduced formation of cyanides and lower consumption of organic additives.  The formation of cyanide when operating an alkaline zinc-nickel electrolyte is a well-known problem in electroplating. The organic additives used in alkaline Zi-Ni processes usually contain...more