Change from Metals to Nonmetals

  • Dana M. Barry
  • Hideyuki Kanematsu


Treatments to the surfaces of metals as well as other items are very important in most industries. They are used to enhance substrates’ appearances and to improve their functions such as reflectivity, hardness, and corrosion resistance. This chapter describes some surface finishing processes. It discusses the change from metals to nonmetal substrates. Also the topics of resins, composites, and plastics are introduced.


Isotactic Polypropylene Synthetic Resin Strict Environmental Regulation Common Composite Fusion Bond Epoxy 
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© Springer Japan 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clarkson’s Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Electrical & Computer EngineeringClarkson UniversityPotsdamUSA
  2. 2.Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP)Clarkson UniversityPotsdamUSA
  3. 3.National Institute of Technology, Suzuka CollegeSuzukaJapan

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