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Polymer Binders have environmentally friendly formulations.
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'); document.write('Ecronova solutions are available for low-emission systems, interiors, primers, and low-filled systems. As solvent-free polyurethane/polyacrylic hybrid system, Ecrothan™ 2012 provides abrasion/chemical resistance and accelerates hardness development. Latter produces water resistance in floor coatings, parquet lacquers, and industrial coatings. Ecrylic™ KS 447 APEO-free styrene/acrylic emulsion produces corrosion protection in primer formulations and exhibits adhesion on various steel substrates.'); document.write('
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Epoxy Liner protects chemical transport tanks from corrosion.
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'); document.write('Tested for severe chemical immersion environments, Series 391 Tank Armor consists of 100% solids epoxy liner for use in transport tanks containing chemical blends or acids used in hydraulic fracturing. Applied at 20–40 mils dry film thickness, coating contains no solvents, and is both VOC-compliant and abrasion-resistant. When spray applied in single, high-build coat by plural component equipment, it is possible to conduct high-voltage holiday testing within hours of application.'); document.write('
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Stripping/Recoating Service renews fuse welding/tipping mandrels.
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'); document.write('Forming Mandrel Strip and Recoat Service strips Parylene® and PTFE coatings from forming mandrels (0.020 in. dia and up) and applies PTFE Natural™ coating. Featuring smooth, anti-stick surface that withstands up to 300°C continuous, with excursions to 371°C, PTFE Natural-coated forming mandrels provide 0.05 coefficient of friction per ASTM-1894 to simplify catheter removal in fuse welding and tipping operations. Process enhances bonding surface while also prevents flaking and cracking.'); document.write('
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Polymer Materials are formulated for automotive interiors.
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'); document.write('Geon™ VBX 3577, as vinyl powder for automotive interior surfaces that require -30°C temperature performance, and Geon™ VBX 3600 series, suited for instrument panels with seamless airbags that require deployment ratings below -36°C, help reduce cycle time for automotive tier suppliers. Products promote production efficiency while meeting low-temperature OEM performance requirements for slush-molded automotive interior parts. Solutions also reduce material bridging and part defects.'); document.write('
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Copper-Filled Grease suits heat transfer applications.
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'); document.write('Consisting of single-part, 100% solids, thermally conductive, silicone grease, Heat-Away™ 640 is used in heat transfer applications from -60 to 550°F. Product is formulated as thick paste that will not flow after application and maintains stable viscosity over entire temperature range. With thermal conductivity of 4.68 W/m-K, grease optimizes thermal transfer between heaters and process vessels and various heat sinks used in heat exchangers in electrical and electronic applications.'); document.write('
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Windshield Treatment Kit optimizes driver visibility.
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'); document.write('Applied to windshields to repel rain, snow, and dirt, Philips Windshield Treatment Kit helps optimize visibility in hazardous conditions. Hydrophobic technology coats glass, causing water to bead up and run off. Treatment maintains windshield clarity for up to 6 months and is also carwash resistant. Suitable for professionals and do-it-yourselfers, kit includes everything needed to properly treat windshield as well as other windows in vehicle.'); document.write('
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Protein-Based Coating reinforces PAN/phenolic-based composites.
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'); document.write('To reinforce PAN/phenolic composites, SP1/CNT coats fabric with carbon nanotubes using SP1 protein. Resulting properties include optimized flat-wise tensile strength and inter-laminar shear strength as well as retention of overall composite strength. Use of SP1/CNT complex (0.2%–0.3% by weight of PAN fabric) allows users to implement nano-reinforced phenolic-based composites as well as introduce PAN/phenolic-based composites for such uses as thermal aerospace applications.'); document.write('
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Conformal Coating helps manufacturers reduce VOC emissions.
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'); document.write('Acrylic conformal coating, USTFA, facilitates and optimizes selective coating process. Able to adhere to difficult substrates, low-viscosity coating has UL94 V-0 flammability rating and meets requirements of IPC-CC-830. This single-component, 100% solids coating cures in seconds with conveyorized UV lamps or within 2 hr at 80°C. Multi-cure mechanism facilitates cure in shadowed areas: under 3 days at ambient temperatures and humidity (or accelerated by 30 minute bake at 80°C).'); document.write('
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Low-Odor, Zero-Emission Paint features 40% bio-renewable content.
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'); document.write('Made with up to 40% plant-based, bio-renewable materials, Natura Renew™ delivers zero emissions and is available in thousands of colors with eggshell and semi-gloss finish. Durable paint also offers facilitated application and is washable for long-lasting finish.'); document.write('
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Flooring/Wall Products target restaurant industry professionals.
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'); document.write('Used for floor and wall resurfacing, restoration, and protection, HardCore system creates durable floors and walls over new or damaged concrete and other substrates. System includes application of 5 products in various combinations: HardShield water-based, clear epoxy sealer; HardFlor heavy-duty, ¼ in. bonded industrial flooring surfaces; HardCote customizable coating for walls; HardCure high-bond epoxy primer; and HardCove 100% total solids, trowelable epoxy.'); document.write('
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Autodeposition Coating suits iron castings and ferrous metals.
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'); document.write('Formulated to deliver uniform, defect-free surface coating on both inside and outside of complex components, Bonderite® M-PP 930C™ provides corrosion and abrasion resistance, thermal stability, and edge protection. Water-based, epoxy-acrylic urethane coating will coat any surface it wets during immersion of parts with no limitation as to part size, shape, or density. Non-flammable, non-explosive, and RoHS-compliant, coating contains no toxic heavy metals, very low VOCs, and no APEs or HAPs.'); document.write('
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Resin Flooring produces durable, artisan aesthetics.
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'); document.write('Comprising 3 systems with 20 total color variants, Expressions offers choice of solid and multidimensional marbled color tones or galvanized metallic effect. Resin floor finishes, targeting contemporary retail brands and commercial sectors, are trowel applied by hand to deliver one-of-a-kind surface that can never be fully recreated. Featuring polyurethane and polyurea technology, product exhibits UV stability, slip resistance, and durability for use in commercial and public settings.'); document.write('
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Solder Paste Stencil is available for custom stencil designs.
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'); document.write('Able to be applied to existing production stencils, chemistry of NanoSlic® Gold coating imparts hydrophobic and oleophobic surface to apertures and underside of stencil; non-stick surface resists solder paste build-up and reduces cleaning cycle requirements.  Nano coating permanently bonds and conforms to aperture walls regardless of size or geometry. Abrasion surface withstands repeated cleaning, and paste release enables high-yield printing at low area SARs (surface area ratios).'); document.write('
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Protected Gold Coating are available for large-format substrates.
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'); document.write('Protected gold thin-film coatings are available for deposition on lightweight optical elements for applications, such as terrestrial and airborne imaging systems, where weight and performance are critical design factors. Coating can be applied to optical elements with diameters in excess of 350 mm.'); document.write('
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Black Oxide System utilizes water recycling system.
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'); document.write('Installed on TRU TEMP® black oxide system, Near-Zero™ Water Recycler allows for re-using rinse water in process line, cutting water consumption by 99%. After about 1 month, filter media is changed, and all 3 rinse tanks are purged and re-filled with fresh water. TRU TEMP bath operates at 200°F, forming non-dimensional, Mil Spec/RoHS compliant, black magnetite finish on all types of tooling and machine components with turnaround time of 30 minutes.'); document.write('
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Zinc Aerosol Spray protects metals underwater.
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'); document.write('Offering protection above and below waterline, Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier forms optimal bond to bare metals, inhibiting corrosion and preserving surface integrity. Coating is suitable for use on aluminum, steel, stainless steel, cast iron, copper, bronze, galvanized steel, and lead. Applied with 2-3 spray coats, product provides smooth, hard surface that self-cleans. It is available in flat gray finish and will cover 10 sq ft per 16 oz can.'); document.write('
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Stick Electrode optimizes operator control and weld quality.
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'); document.write('Available in 1/8 or 5/32 in. diameters, Hobart 610 features concentric design, ensuring even coating along entire length and consistent arc performance. Stick electrode exceeds AWS minimum specifications by offering tensile strength of 78,000 psi and yield strength of approximately 65,000 psi. To minimize cracking in low temperatures, product offers Charpy V-Notch impact values of 45 lb-ft at temperatures of -20°F. It also provides easy weld lay-in and smooth bead appearance.'); document.write('
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Industrial Nanocoating optimizes corrosion resistance.
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'); document.write('Manufactured using proprietary 3D nanostructured polymers, Nano-Clear optimizes corrosion resistance and abrasion resistance while preventing UV degradation of underlying paint. One-component, highly cross-linked polyurethane hybrid nanocoating system penetrates deep into small pores of paint, enhancing underlying color, optimizing gloss, and increasing surface hardness.'); document.write('
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Optical Thin Film Coatings are intended for instrumentation.
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'); document.write('Intended for use in imaging, display, projection, scanning, defense, biomedical, aerospace, and other instrumentation applications, precision optical thin film coatings include thin film filters with anti-reflective, heat-resistant, dielectric, and IR and visual transmission qualities. Thin films include UV, IR, anti-reflective (AR), BBAR, cold mirror plate, hot mirrors, aluminized mirror, plate beamsplitters, indium tin oxide (ITO), maximum reflectors (Max Rs), and more.'); document.write('
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Water-Based Coating supports heat sealing and heat activation.
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'); document.write('Suitable for packaging applications where heat sealed or heat activated combinations are required, Aqualene® 1185HS bonds plastic films, paper, paperboard, and aluminum foil. Product is applied by flexographic presses and other roller coating applicators used in both web and sheet-fed production equipment. Achieving heat sealing or heat activation at 210–230°F, coating contains no VOCs or ozone depleting ingredients and can be cleaned up without caustic cleaning products.'); document.write('
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