Web Content Display

February Meeting

  • February 09, 2017
  • Logan's Roadhouse
  • Greenville , SC , USA


February 9, 2017

Networking Hour: 5:15 - 6:15 PM
Dinner: 6:15 PM
Speaker Presentation: 7:00 PM

Please RSVP to:



Choose Surface Treatments Early to Avoid Future Problems


The presentation will include an introduction to standard industrial coating technologies

including electroplating, anodizing, thermal spray, chemical conversion and physical vapor

deposition. The discussion will include the following engineering and design considerations:


*     Choice of Base Metal

*     Process Limitations

*     Part Configuration and Design

*     Surface Finish



Tim DeKoker is a technical sales rep for General Magnaplate Corp. headquartered in Linden, NJ. Based out of Charlotte, NC, Tim covers the Carolina's and Virginia. Before joining General Magnaplate, he worked in the surface coatings industry for over 10 years in the capacities of process engineer and quality manager. Project engineering roles in both aerospace electronics and aerospace mechanical preceded that. A member of the American Society for Quality since 1995, Tim has a BS Degree in Mathematics/Physics from Ramapo College of New Jersey and completed graduate studies in the field of optical electronics at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Further Your Knowledge


Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgistâ„¢ Blended, June 13-15, 2017

Jun 13, 2017 - Jun 15, 2017

Dr. Robert B. Pond, Jr.

ASM World Headquarters - Materials Park,
Novelty, OH, USA

How to Organize and Run a Failure Investigation, September 25-26, 2017

Sep 25, 2017 - Sep 26, 2017

Dr. Daniel P. Dennies PhD, FASM

ASM International,
Novelty, OH, USA

Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgistâ„¢, January 23-26, 2017

Jan 23, 2017 - Jan 26, 2017

Dr. McIntyre. R. Louthan, Jr, FASM

ASM World Headquarters - Materials Park,
Novelty, OH, USA