Plastic Coatings

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Dow Breakthrough Coatings Technology Wins 2015 R&D 100 Award

Nov 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

MicroBlok®: The Power of Protection of Plastic

Oct 01, 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

The Power of Surface Area

Jan 07, 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

Jan 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

Paints & Coatings

Anti-Static Coating maintains optical clarity on molded plastic.

Jul 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

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 corona... Read More

Paints & Coatings

Scratch-Resistant Coating enhances molded plastics.

Apr 09, 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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Paints & Coatings

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

Mar 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.

Feb 06, 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... Read More