Linetec Exclusively Offers Eco-friendly Copper Anodize

Wausau, Wis. - Linetec showcases its proprietary copper anodize finishing to architectural market-leaders at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) national design exposition. This exclusive, eco-friendly finish allows aluminum to present the look of real copper without such shortcomings as salt run-off stains, galvanic corrosion and patina. Linetec's copper anodize has been specified on a...

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Air Products Introduces New Epoxy Curing Agents

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Air Products (NYSE: APD) today introduced a number of new waterborne and solvent-free epoxy curing agents as well as its new isocynate curing agents, or polycarbamide technology, for use in a variety of coatings applications at the American Coatings Show 2012 in the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Ind. These curing agents offer improved performance, handling and...

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Wood Coating produces optimal water beading.

Typically used for outdoor wood deck and fence applications, Michem Wood Coating 75 penetrates wood surfaces and produces optimal water beading and anti-swell properties. Water-based additive dries completely clear, contains less than 100 g/L of VOCs, and can be diluted down to 10% solids while maintaining effectiveness. Because it protects against water damage, product helps control cracking,...

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Advanced Materials Development of  High-Performance Metal Pretreatments  Aims to Improve US Manufacturing

Advanced Materials Development of High-Performance Metal Pretreatments Aims to Improve US Manufacturing

The National Science Foundation provides a two-year Small Business Innovation Research grant to Ecosil Technologies FAIRFIELD, Ohio - It was announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted Ecosil Technologies LLC funding for a two-year program to further demonstrate SILSBOND(TM), the company's innovative and environmentally friendly metal surface treatment product. This...

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Hybrid-DLC Coatings combine optimized durability, transmittance.

Hybrid-Diamond-Like-Carbon (DLC) coatings combine toughness of protective DLC (hard carbon) coatings with versatility and multispectral functionality of High-End IR coatings. Design and production processes make it possible to minimize internal coating tensions and warrant durability and adhesive power in accordance with such established testing standards as TS 1888. Spectral properties can be...

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Ultimate Linings Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Ultimate Linings Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Ultimate Linings has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certificate. This prestigious certificate is recognised worldwide and is a reward for the company's total commitment to provide a first class service to all our customers. For almost 20 years, Ultimate Linings has been a leading provider of bed liner and industrial coatings. Ultimate Linings excels in the industry by providing high quality...

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Seven Low VOC Rust Preventative Options Available from Birchwood Casey - See at www.birchwoodcasey.com/rust

Seven Low VOC Rust Preventative Options Available from Birchwood Casey - See at www.birchwoodcasey.com/rust

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Birchwood Casey now offers seven different rust preventative products that are compliant with current VOC (volatile organic compound) regulations, recently enacted in several states. Referencing an online, easy-to-read chart, manufacturers can quickly choose from seven VOC compliant corrosion inhibitors and sealants to prevent rust and corrosion on all metal surfaces. The...

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One-Component, UV-Curable Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings Make a Splash

Chicago - As the coatings industry continues to seek ways to lessen its impact on the environment, ultraviolet- (UV) curable polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) have emerged as a viable solution. This coatings technology offers lower volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and volatile hazardous air pollutants (VHAPS) than solvent-borne coatings, while still providing the performance characteristics...

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Clariant Showcases at AC Show Innovation, Expertise and Commitment to U.S. Market

Clariant Showcases at AC Show Innovation, Expertise and Commitment to U.S. Market

Spotlights new industry-leading Integrated Tinting Systems including tinting equipment and merchandising tools Highlights cutting-edge waxes, light stabilizers and flame retardants for paints and coatings Debuts multifunctional dispersing agent for waterborne and solventbased pigment pastes Charlotte, N.C. - Here at the American Coatings (AC) Show, booth #1820, Clariant is exhibiting a range of...

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