Plastic Coatings

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Dow Breakthrough Coatings Technology Wins 2015 R&D 100 Award

November 18, 2015

RD Magazine names ACRYSOL™ RM-725 Rheology Modifier one of the 100 most influential innovations in 2015 PHILADELPHIA – During the annual R&D 100 Awards event held on Nov. 12 and 13, R&D Magazine, one of the most respected publications in the R&D industry, honored Dow Coating Materials (DCM), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), with an R&D 100 Award. R&D Magazine...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

MicroBlok: The Power of Protection of Plastic

October 1, 2015

Stain-causing bacteria, molds, mildews, and fungi are menacing threats to the safety of your medical devices, appliances, and all other consumer contact applications. These unforgiving decomposers will quickly turn your product from treasure to trash. Knowing this, it is important to not only fight back, but to be preventative. The reputation of your company depends on it. There is no better way...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

The Power of Surface Area

January 7, 2015

Coral is a vital part of the underwater ecosystem but the temperature of the sea has been affecting coral, killing (an estimated) 25% of it, bleaching large swaths of it, and making it difficult for new natural coral to grow. Humans have been working on ways to spur on new growth of coral to replace what has already died. This New York Times article tells the story of how some scientists believe...Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Services

Toll Coating Services

January 31, 2014

PCI Labs offers precision Toll Coating (contract manufacturing) services, specializing in the application of high performance functional coatings on injection molded, extruded and cast plastic flat and 3D parts (up to 24" x 48") in their modern, environmentally controlled production facilities. PCI Labs' toll coating capabilities include fully automatic 6-axis spray lines with in-line process...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Paints & Coatings

Plascoat Helps Power New Street Lighting Innovations

January 14, 2011

Lighting column manufacturer, Mallatite Limited has secured a major lighting Private Finance Initiative (PFI) project in partnership with Skanska for the UK's Surrey County Council for the supply of approximately 70,000 lighting columns provided with a unique anti corrosion coating in specified colours Global market leader in the production of thermoplastic powder coatings, Plascoat, undertook...Read More

Paints & Coatings

Anti-Static Coating maintains optical clarity on molded plastic.

July 19, 2010

Solvent-based and UV curable, Vueguard 941 is designed for applications where permanent, clear coating is required to dissipate or prevent static charge. Typical application would be to prevent static build-up on personal electronic displays. Vueguard 941 can be applied via spray, dip, spin, roll, or flow coating. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Plascoat to Ring-Fence Successful Polymer Solutions at Tube and Wire 2010

March 30, 2010

Global market leader in thermoplastic powder coatings, Plascoat, is anticipating a groundswell of demand for its Talisman, NG 30 and PPA 571 plastic coating products at leading trade fair, Tube and Wire 2010, Dusseldorf next month, April 12-16. And a new and improved version of Plascoat's market leading product for outdoor fencing - PPA 571 PLUS - will be ready for show visitors when the...Read More

Paints & Coatings

Plascoat's NG 30 Slashes Cost and Energy from Refrigerator Shelf Production

November 10, 2009

Manufacturers of refrigerator shelves and wire baskets can quickly save on their materials and in the manufacturing energy used according to data released by global market leader in thermoplastic powder coatings, Plascoat. 'It is now possible for manufacturers- especially in Eastern Europe, the Far East, and Central and South America to save up to 50% of total coating costs by using our NG 30...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Lectro Engineering to Sell Revolutionary Corona System

May 26, 2009

05/15/2009 Lectro Engineering which represents the calvatroncorona systems manufactured by the German based Kalwar Group announces the roll out of a coating system that will change the way the film industry treats plastics forever. Kalwar has been providing corona treating systems to the European market for decades and has developed an aerosol misting device that works in conjunction with...Read More

Paints & Coatings

Scratch-Resistant Coating enhances molded plastics.

April 9, 2009

Water-clear, solvent-based, and UV-curable, Vueguard® 801 WC helps injection molders and other plastic processors optimize appearance and longevity of their products. Abrasion-resistant coating maintains optical clarity on molded plastics and can be applied via spray, dip, spin, and flow processes. In tests, using steel wool (0000) on PC substrates, no scratches occur at 50 psi and 25 revolutions. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Services

Specialty Coating Systems Announces New Adhesion Promotion Technology

September 10, 2008

August 28, 2008 - Indianapolis, Indiana - Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce a new adhesion promotion technology, AdPro Plus(TM), specifically developed to improve adhesion of Parylene conformal coatings to various substrates. Developed by SCS' industry-leading team of research and development engineers, AdPro Plus increases adhesion between Parylene coatings and various...Read More

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

Bayer MaterialScience Highlights Waterborne UV Coatings For Plastics

June 11, 2008

Bayer MaterialScience at American Coatings Show 2008:Bayer MaterialScience highlights waterborne UV coatings for plastics Performance of UV-curing polyurethane dispersions in several application areas on display Charlotte, N.C., June 2, 2008 -- A new generation of waterborne UV coating polyurethane dispersions is now making it possible to formulate coatings for plastics with performance...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Dow Corning to Present \"New Anti Fingerprint Coatings\" at the Coatings for Plastics Symposium

March 17, 2008

Date: March 4, 2008 MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Dow Corning Corporation, an innovative leader in the development of fluorosilicone technology for coatings and other industries, will present research findings in New Anti Fingerprint Coatings, a presentation at the 11th annual International Coatings for Plastics Symposium(TM) this April. The presentation, based on work by Dow Corning and Daikin...Read More

Paints & Coatings, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

UV Inking System can withstand high-pressure situations.

February 6, 2008

Including MTG-FORM(TM) and MTG-NF(TM), MTG(TM) UV inking systems are suited for use in making formable and non-formable automotive, appliance, cell phone, and medical parts. Both mar- and scuff-resistant MTG sets can be used as standalone hard coats or can be blended together to alter desired finish, and are available in matte, gloss, or texture clear finishes. MTG-FORM(TM) formable UV ink can stretch up to 1.5 in. as plastic parts become 3D. Read More