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Tin Plating Expertise Featured at ITRI Tin Plating Conference 2016

Quaker Chemical highlights its MSA based Tin Plating Process to the global market

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Tin Plating, a critical process for applying tin to steel substrates, faces challenges with the demands for lower consumption, reduced costs, improved product quality, and reduced environmental impact.

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Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker"), a major supplier in steel process fluids, offers an optimized solution with the QUAKER STANTEK® MSA (methane sulfonic acid) tinplate process (https://www.quakerchem.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/steel_inserts__tinplating.pdf). This technology provides benefits including:

  • Enhanced product quality 
  • Increased tin efficiency leading to reduced costs versus competitive electrolytes 
  • Highest possible tin utilization
  • REACH and ROHS complaint
  • Patented flux technology
  • Improved worker and environmental safety

Gary Lombardo, Technical Director- Plating, will be presenting "A Novel Electrolyte and Flux System Developed to Convert PSA Lines to MSA" and discussing the technology at the ITRI (International Tin Research Institute) 11thInternational Tin Plate Conference 2016.

Held every four years, the event takes place on October 5 – 6 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in London. The conference addresses key commercial markets, sustainability issues, and technical developments in the tin plating industry. Quaker will participate as an exclusive exhibitor featuring its MSA-based product line.

For more information on Quaker Chemical and its tin plating offerings for steel applications, please visit http://www.quakerchem.com/expert-experience/industry-expertise/steel/

About Quaker Chemical Corporation:

Quaker Chemical is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. For nearly 100 years, Quaker has helped customers around the world achieve production efficiency, improve product quality, and lower costs through a combination of innovative technology, process knowledge, and customized services. Headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania USA, Quaker serves businesses worldwide with a network of dedicated and experienced professionals whose mission is to make a difference. Visit quakerchem.com to learn more. 

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SOURCE Quaker Chemical Corporation

Jessica Sabedra, Marketing Manager, sabedraj@quakerchem.com, T. 610.832.8503