Paints & Coatings

Paints & Coatings

Powder Coating offers alternative to chrome plating.

October 10, 2014

Combining chrome-like finish with performance of 2-coat powder coating, Interpon Cr is suitable for applications such as furniture, lighting, and other interior fixtures. Highly reflective base coat layer with clear top coat also offers resistance to finger marking. Other features include corrosion protection, stain resistance, and low environmental impact compared to chrome plating. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Paints & Coatings, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Benchtop Nanocoating Machine features fully automated design.

October 10, 2014

By depositing invisible amorphous carbon polymer coating onto high-value electronic devices, Nebula II protects against accidental water exposure, corrosion, and humidity. System requires no operator intervention, can coat up to 20 mobile devices every 90 minutes, and optimizes uniformity of each batch coating through automation. Available in Standard or Junior sizes, Nebula II features 7 in. LCD touchscreen which controls process time and pressure levels automatically. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

Water-Based Anti-fouling Paint withstands marine environment.

October 2, 2014

With no strong solvent smell and low VOC release, Neptune 5 Hybrid Paint Film is suited to environmentally conscious boat yards and marinas. Product self-polishes similar to seasonal ablative and can be applied over all other bottom paints. Available in black, blue, green, and red, paint requires no respirator or sanding between coats and can be cleaned up with soap and water. Read More

Paints & Coatings

High-Temperature White Coating suits applications to 1,500°F.

September 19, 2014

Consisting of single-part, waterborne, inorganic coating, Ceramacoat™ 845-WHT bonds well to glass and quartz components in applications to 1,500°F. Odorless product is formulated to viscosity range of 400–700 cP with solids content of 41.3% by weight and 22.9% by volume, and density of 1.80–1.85 g/cc. Applied by dipping or pneumatic spray equipment, coating has typical dry film thickness of less than 0.001 in. After curing, film is abrasion and moisture resistant, with no outgassing. Read More

Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings

Zink Flake Basecoat and Topcoat features PS-11036 approval.

September 18, 2014

According to approval to PS-11036 from Chrysler, DELTA-PROTEKT® KL 105 with VH 301.1 GZ meets/exceeds requirements for corrosion performance, gauging, and consistent torque versus tension performance on threaded fasteners. This zinc flake basecoat plus topcoat, providing corrosion protection and consistent assembly torque, is free of harmful heavy metals, such as Cr-(VI), and conforms to EU guidelines relating to 2000/53/EC, REACH, and 2002/95/EC. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automated Fiber Inspection Systems support IEC 61300-3-35.

September 17, 2014

To meet criteria of International Standard IEC 61300-3-35, Automated Fiber Inspection Systems provide digital imaging up to 800 X, automatic focus adjustments, and extensive analysis capabilities for most fibers. Increasing requirements for laser damage threshold, optical performance, and reliability necessitate advanced level of both incoming and post process inspection to achieve required quality levels. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Silicone Release Coating offers flat release profile.

September 15, 2014

Targeting low-platinum, solventless systems, Silcolease®Poly 356 provides flat release over broad range of strip speeds, enabling label manufacturers to boost productivity. Product provides good cures at high coating line speeds, effective cure on thermally sensitive substrates, and wide range of release levels with addition of release modifiers. Silcolease®Poly 356 anchors to most substrates and has optimized bath stability. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Food Processing & Preparation

PIM-Compliant Overprint Varnish protects flexible packaging print.

September 8, 2014

DigiGuard Gloss 310 protects and enhances appearance of HP Indigo Electroinks® applied on HP Indigo digital presses used in form, fill, and seal packaging applications. Protective overprint varnish meets European Plastic Implementing Measure (PIM) for food contact and exhibits slip properties that facilitate coated web feed. Resistant to heat from heat sealing operation, product can be applied via flexo, gravure, or roll coater or on separate varnishing/finishing station. Read More