Coatings

MicroBlok®: The Power of Protection of Plastic

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...

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Lubricious Tool Coating extends life of punch press tooling.
Coatings

Lubricious Tool Coating extends life of punch press tooling.

Acting asÂ- barrier between punch and sheet metal, SuperMax™Ã‚ improves stripping and extends tool life. This tool coating increases number of hits between sharpening and consequently reduces machine downtime. Other effects enhancing punching process quality and efficiency include reduced galling, slug pulling, and corner breakdown. Applied using nano-layer...

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Headsets

3M Shares New Products and Safety Best Practices at NSC Congress & Expo

Experts on hand for new product demos and professional development sessions ST. PAUL, Minn. – Working to create a safer world for workers, 3M has strengthened its core personal protective equipment (PPE) and expanded its safety services offerings in time for the annual National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo. 3M (Booth 2319), along with recently acquired Capital Safety (Booth 2439),...

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Color Palettes produce random flow of color effects.
Colors

Color Palettes produce random flow of color effects.

By infusing color at random into injection-molded PP parts, FusionFx ensures that finished products are consistent, but never look exactly alike. Carnival combines brightly colored confetti with use of explosive accents, while Cork imbues products with look of natural wood elements. CamouflageÂ- provides nature-mimicking effects, and GeoClassics uses look of granite, concrete, and quartz to...

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Resins

AGC to Present the Advantages of Using FEVE-Based Powder Coatings for Architectural Applications

EXTON, Pa.Â- – Kristen Blankenship, technical service chemist at AGC Chemicals Americas Inc., will present the latest advancements of fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE)-based powder coatings for architectural applications at the 2015 Powder Coatings Symposium on October 14 at 9:40 a.m. Blankenship will discuss the chemistry, exceptional weatherability and environmental benefits of FEVE...

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Water-Based Primer improves ink adhesion in printing applications.
Chemical Primers

Water-Based Primer improves ink adhesion in printing applications.

Used as topcoat in label and packaging printing applications, Michem Flex R1930 improves adhesion of inks, including UV-cured inks, to printed labels and flexible packaging substrates. Chemical-resistant product, also suited for film converters or printers who produce packaging and labels for use in harsh environments, can be applied using gravure, flexo, and other coating methods. Effective at...

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Coatings

Electrolube Wins Best Conformal Coating Award for Entire Range

Electrolube, the leading manufacturer of specialist chemicals for the electronics, automotive and industrial manufacturing industries, today announced that its entire range of conformal coatings has won the Best Conformal Coatings Award by the popular on-line Indian publication, Electronics Maker. The award was presented to Electrolube during Productronica India, where the company is currently...

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Chemical Primers

Water-Based Primer is suited for IML applications.

Approved for use on Xeikon digital presses, 100% aqueous DigiPrime 4453 promotes rub resistance and ink adhesion to IML films. This flexo- and gravure-ready primer, Xeikon-approved for use with its dry toners, will not yellow or lose print receptivity over time, is effective for in-mold label printing, and is suitable for food contact. OtherÂ- applications include digitally printed labels...

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Coatings

Piston Ring Coating is designed for high-output GTDI engines.

Intended for high-output, direct-injection turbocharged gasoline engines (GTDI), MSC312 top piston ring thermal spray coating features chromium nitride (CrN) composition that optimizes scuff-and-wear capabilities. Use of chromium nitride in top ring coating is applied through high-velocity oxygen fuel (HVOF) method, and addition of molybdenum-chrome provides enhancements to pure CrN. Coating...

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Miscellaneous Compounds

HVOF Masking Compound handles complex and difficult jobs.

Providing protection from HVOF and plasma spray, BlueShield can be shaped and molded to cover odd-shaped areasÂ- as well as close off and protect areas which should not be treated. Single-step application process involves masked part undergoing 25 min curing cycle at 250°F. Resulting shield, ready for coating, is resistant to abrasion, similar to hard rubber, and can be peeled...

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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact
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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact

Our goal is to help every athlete derive maximum enjoyment from their sport and become a better player. We offer a line of innovative training tools that combine cutting-edge technology and out of the box thinking to deliver an unbeatable competitive advantage. The Vector® Sports Training Ball is just another example of our commitment to innovation. To learn how the Vector® is helping ballplayers everywhere, see our video.

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