Coatings

PEEK Coatings suit food contact applications.

Using PEEK by itself or as binder with fluoropolymers, Xylan 1100 Series provides adhesion to many substrates, yet requires minimum surface preparation. General-purpose Xylan 1100 offers wear resistance and high-temperature release, while Xylan 1144 alters ratio of fluoropolymers to PEEK binder for abrasion resistance. Xylan 1152 offers increased load bearing capability, and Xylan 1170 provides...

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Paints

Rohm and Haas's Fastrack(TM) Technology on Space Shuttle Runway

Rohm and Haas's Fastrack(TM) Technology on Space Shuttle Runway PHILADELPHIA, June 20 - If all unfolds as scheduled, when the Space Shuttle Atlantis returns to Earth on Thursday just before 2 p.m. EDT, its wheels will touch down on technology from Rohm and Haas. Runways used by NASA's space shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida have just been re-striped with paint...

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Coatings

Clear Coating provides UV resistance.

In addition to UV protection, CSI SolarShield offers anti-marking/self-cleaning capabilities as well as salt spray resistance. During testing, coating has been shown to have Delta E rating of .61 color changes during simulated 5 years of direct sunlight. Coating is suitable for sky lights, automotive wheels, boats, and machines in harsh environments.

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Pumps

Watson Grinding & Manufacturing Turns to Romi for Turning Valve Components

Watson Grinding & Manufacturing is riding the oil drilling boom for all its worth down in Houston. This 47-year old company has built its reputation on offering complete turnkey manufacturing of critical oilfield components such as valves, pumps and compressor parts. The company has developed a variety of thermally-applied coating processes to solve erosion and corrosion problems facing today's...

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Resins

Resin enables green insulation manufacturing.

Aquaset(TM) acrylic thermosetting binders provide building insulation manufacturers with green alternative to formaldehyde in production of fiberglass batting. Water-based acrylic offers sustainable chemistry that is non-combustible, non-hazardous, recyclable, and non-flammable. Stable at room temperature, resins do not require refrigeration. Binders produce only water during curing process and...

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Coatings

DSI Expands Optical Coating Services in the Infrared Spectrum

June 12, 2007 Santa Rosa, CA Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI), manufacturer of highly durable thin film optical coatings, offers coatings that operate in the 3 to 5 micron and the 8 to 12 micron infrared (IR) spectral regions. These specialized coatings for high performance in the IR spectrum are ideal for many sophisticated military, aerospace and industrial tasks that require robust coating...

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Balluff Increases Welding Productivity with New Weld Select Products

Florence, KY, June 2007: Balluff has introduced a family of products that significantly increases the life expectancy of sensors and connector components in harsh weld cell environments. The Weld Select family consists of Weld Field Immune sensors, SteelFace(TM) sensors, SlagMaster(TM) slag resistant laminate coatings, improved mounting hardware, connector components, and Weld Repel(TM) products...

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Miscellaneous Protectors

Rust Preventative protects and lubricates.

Rustlick 631 imparts long-term rust protection, up to 2 years, to ferrous metal parts stored indoors. Featuring clear, dark brown color, solution spreads into scratches and pores to displace moisture and leaves light, oily, transparent film. Dilution with any other materials is not necessary or recommended. To clean metal surfaces after storage, operators can use heavy-duty detergent cleaner or...

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Coatings

Newest DuPont Water-Based Coatings Mark 30 Years of Reducing Solvents and Greenhouse Gases

WILMINGTON, Del., May 29 / -- The introduction of two new DuPont water-based finishes marks the company's 30th year of developing coatings with reduced environmental impact. DuPont(TM) Cromax® Pro was designed to help collision repair shops meet stricter emissions regulations that take effect in 2009 in California. Similar regulations are expected in Canada. New DuPont(TM) Imron® ZV...

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