Flat Dies withstand exposure to HCl.
Dies

Flat Dies withstand exposure to HCl.

Flat dies with DuraCoat(TM) coating withstand most attacks from corrosive hydrochloric acid (HCl) generated in course of extruding PVC. Coating forms thin film on steel surface of die that has no effect on features machined into flow surfaces. Solution is insolubile in most acids and bases, and also withstands burn-outs without damage.

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Wildeck Goes 'Green' - Installs 100% Phosphate-Free Paint Pre-Treatment Process
Lifts

Wildeck Goes 'Green' - Installs 100% Phosphate-Free Paint Pre-Treatment Process

Environmental programs and sustainable products reduce waste, increase efficiency, and contribute to LEED 'green' building council certification. Waukesha, WI - July 2009, Wildeck, Inc. - As part of its ongoing commitment to environmentally responsible operations and products, Wildeck, Inc. - the largest manufacturer of structural steel mezzanines, material lifts (VRCs), and safety guarding...

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Optical Coatings on Plastics enable lightweight optics.
Coatings

Optical Coatings on Plastics enable lightweight optics.

Operating from visible through IR spectral wavelengths, thin film optical coatings can be deposited on materials such as Ultem-®, Zeonex®, and various polycarbonate plastics. Properties suit applications requiring lightweight and low-cost optics, such as LED lighting, medical devices, UAV optics, and photovoltaic solar systems. Specific products include band pass filters, dichroic coatings,...

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Coatings

Alcoa Russia's Samara Plant Launches New Coating Line for Aluminum Sheet

SAMARA, Russia--Alcoa Russia's Samara Plant today commissioned a new state-of-the-art coating line for production of high-quality coated sheet used in the packaging market for aluminum soft drink and beer cans as well as serving the building and construction markets. The new coating line is the only one of its kind in Russia and raises Alcoa to the worldwide leadership position in all aspects of...

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Dielectric Ink is screen-printable and solvent-resistant.
Inks

Dielectric Ink is screen-printable and solvent-resistant.

Optimized for flow and print quality, Type 125-17 has translucent, sky-blue color and is used as protective insulating layer as well as crossover layer for polymer thick-film conductive inks in printed circuit applications. Flexible and UV-curable coating, compatible with range of substrates, is resistant to humidity, temperature fluctuations, and solvents. Low-odor solution delivers printed,...

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Ready-To-Use Slurries Lower Operating Costs
Masks and Masking

Ready-To-Use Slurries Lower Operating Costs

APVSPATH's Masking Systems are a proven processes for the high temperature diffusion coating industry. Slurry masking is an important element of these systems. Slurry masking, an industry standard process for over 40 years, is a highly successful method of masking hardware against aluminide and chromide coatings. It is estimated that 40 to 50 million parts have been masked with APVSPATH's Masking...

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Direct-to-Metal Coating for Galvanized Steel Poles & Structures
Coatings

Direct-to-Metal Coating for Galvanized Steel Poles & Structures

St. Louis, MO (USA) -- Let's face it, in a perfect world, galvanizing steel poles will provide a good level of protection against corrosion and pole failure. Unfortunately, this is an imperfect world. Before the pole leaves the factory, scratches, dents and ding will quickly compromise the zinc galvanizing and lead to pre-mature failure. To help prevent damage and protect the pole during...

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Paints

Paint System adds durability to aluminum patio covers.

Available in 6 colors, Aluma-Shield(TM) low-maintenance aluminum patio cover system features Teflon-® additive and will repel oil, dirt, dust, and stains. It provides real wood appearance with combination of matte finish and semi-gloss cleaning characteristics. Offering protection against UV, salt, pollution, and weathering, customizable paint system makes surface resistant to chalking, fading,...

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Coating Services

Two VIA Members Working Together on New Flooring Product

DSM Desotech and Painters USA, both members of the Valley Industrial Association, have teamed up to bring a new product to the marketplace. UVolve-®, dubbed an instant floor coating" by manufacturer DSM, is a cost-effective alternative to traditional epoxy, MMA, or urethane floors. After application, the surface is instantly cured with a proprietary ultra-violet light machine, allowing a return...

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Mold Release Agent releases sand cores in foundry operations.
Release Agents

Mold Release Agent releases sand cores in foundry operations.

Producing 15 releases per application, VOC and organic solvent free Frekote-® Rel-Eaze(TM) can be applied at room temperature and cures at ambient temperatures within 30 sec. Low viscosity liquid can be sprayed on as thin coating using high-volume, low-pressure spray systems or wiped on with cotton cloth. When touch up is required, molding can continue immediately after touchup coat is applied....

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