1.   Why use coatings on your fixture?
    a.   Increased tooling life
    b.   Rust prevention
    c.   General appearance
2.   Cost vs. Performance
    a.   Relatively low cost, but increased lead time
3.   Common Types of Fixture Coatings:
    a.   Black Oxide
    b.   Zinc Plating
    c.   Chrome Plating
4.   Is it Actually Necessary?
    A.   Spatter will stick to and build on any porous surface, however,
          adhesion may be significantly reduced.