Architectural Windows

Metalized Windows Durable Metal Coatings Allow for Hermetically Sealed Optics

San Clemente, CA - Reynard Corporation, a leading global supplier of optical components and custom thin film coatings specializes in manufacturing high performance metalized windows. Metalized Windows: Metalized windows are produced by depositing a pre-determined pattern of metal on the surface of the optic utilizing a thin film coating process. Typical metals include gold (Au), Copper (Cu), and...

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Video Illustrates Revolutionary Electroceramic Coating Processing
Coatings

Video Illustrates Revolutionary Electroceramic Coating Processing

Rocky Hill, Conn. - April 7, 2009... A new video from Henkel Corporation illustrates the step-by-step process and the end-user benefits of a revolutionary multifunctional electroceramic base coating technology, Alodine® EC2(TM). The video is available online at http://www.alodineec2.com. Alodine EC2 ElectroCeramic Coating technology reduces parts processing costs and provides exceptional...

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Additives

Additives/Coating protect wood from effects of UV radiation.

Used to stabilize primary lignin in wood, SunCare® Lignin Protection includes 3 products designed to protect against degradation and yellowing caused by UV radiation. SunCare Concentrate and SunCare UV Concentrate serve as additives in primer and stain applications, while SunCare 800 is supplied as ready-to-use, formulated primer for untreated wood. All three products are based on...

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Abrasive Blast Equipment

Wheelabrator® Preservation Line: An environmentally-sound solution to blasting and painting needs

Burlington, Ontario - (April 10, 2009) - In August 2006, the installation of a Wheelabrator® Preservation Line complemented the new Delta Steel facility opening in Morgan City, Louisiana. As a provider of components for oil rig platform applications and large sheets of steel for the shipbuilding industry, Delta Steel uses the Wheelabrator Preservation Line blast and paint systems. This is used...

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Coatings

Bayer Materialscience Conducts Realistic Abrasion Test in an Automatic Car Wash

Results show pure wetcoats are more resistant than wetcoats with a plasma topcoat Pittsburgh, April 8, 2009 - The abrasion resistance of plastic or glass automotive glazing is determined by means of the Taber test (ASTM D 1044, DIN 52347) on test pieces. Two abrasive rollers press with a defined force against the test piece, which rotates at a defined speed as a function of the type of glazing....

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Scratch-Resistant Coating enhances molded plastics.
Coatings

Scratch-Resistant Coating enhances molded plastics.

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...

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Adhesives

Dow Corning to Exhibit Innovative PSA and Release Coating Solutions at APFE 2009

March 23, 2009 MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Dow Corning Corporation will exhibit its innovative silicone pressure sensitive adhesives and release coating solutions at the 4th International Adhesive Tape, Protective Films, and Label Expo (APFE) in Shanghai, China, this May. Visitors to Dow Corning's Booth T19 will learn about new technologies such as high-performance PSAs for Asia's high-end electronic...

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Coatings

Coating extends release life of coated components.

Offered as 2-coat system with Whitford primers, Xylan® XLR can be specified to suit application requirements and is applied using conventional spray techniques. Resistance to abrasion and permeation, as well as optimized hardness characteristics, provide extended operational life that reduces need for recoats during use of components. Exhibiting smooth/high gloss appearance, coating suits...

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Coating Equipment

New Glass "Tri-Coater" From Union Tool

The Union Tool Corporation introduces the new glass Tri-Coater" for spandrel glass or transparent glass production and offering controllable, high quality coat thickness. The Tri-Coater's unique design offers two doctor rolls and allows for reverse coating of ceramic frit or silicone based coatings and for direct coat of transparent or etch coatings, all on one machine. Union Tool roller coating...

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