Coatings

The Power of Surface Area

Coral is a vital part of the underwater ecosystem but the temperature of the sea has been affecting coral, killing (an estimated) 25% of it, bleaching large swaths of it, and making it difficult for new natural coral to grow. Humans have been working on ways to spur on new growth of coral to replace what has already died. This New York Times article tells the story of how some scientists believe...

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Masking Agent protects components during conformal coating.
Masks and Masking

Masking Agent protects components during conformal coating.

Added to latex, No. 8691 Mighty Mask provides short-term, high-temperature protection up to 510°F, safeguarding components during conformal coating processes and component-free areas on PCBs during soldering. Heat-resistant compound will be tack-free in 20 minutes and completely cured in 1 hour. Applied with spatula or supplied squeeze bottle, plastic-safe, peelable solder mask removes by...

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Chemical-Resistant Coating protects concrete surfaces.
Coatings

Chemical-Resistant Coating protects concrete surfaces.

Protexior® Chemical Resistant Epoxy Top Coat & Primer Kit, combining Novolac epoxy protection integrated with silicone resin technology, protects insulated and un-insulated steel and concrete surfaces. Resistant toÂ- wet-dry thermal cycling, boiling water, and steam, this corrosion- and heat-resistant (up to 450°F), low-VOC coating meets ISO 20340 and ASTM B-117. Indoor/outdoor...

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Coatings

Vitrabond/3D is a Coil Coated Finish to offer Exceptional Quality and Durability with its Highly Durable Polymer (HDP) Coating

What makes Vitrabond/3D stand out? The pattern is created by orientation of the metallic flecks, creating the unique 3D effect. Believe it or not, this look is achieved with a single color. The benefits? There are multiple benefits of using 3D effects, rather than traditional metal forming techniques such as punching and laser cutting: • No panel deforming • Superior dirt repellence • More...

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Coatings

Hybrid Coating Technologies to Undergo Pilot with Municipality in California

SAN FRANCISCOÂ- – Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:HCTI) is pleased to announce that it is planning to do a pilot application of its Green Polyurethane™ floor coating at a municipal facility in California next month. Upon successful completion of the pilot, as per discussions with the municipality, Hybrid's Green Polyurethane™ would be selected as the official coating...

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All-New Street-Legal Abarth Finds Its Racing Spirit with Help from Sabic's Lexan Resin and Exatec Coating
Resins

All-New Street-Legal Abarth Finds Its Racing Spirit with Help from Sabic's Lexan Resin and Exatec Coating

SABIC's polycarbonate (PC) glazing solutions were highlighted today during Abarth's official launch of the production model of its Abarth 695 Biposto. The vehicle's front fixed windows, which include built-in sliding panels, are made from SABIC's LEXAN™ resin, a PC material, and EXATEC™ coating technology. The fixed front windows with sliding panels are features straight from...

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Stainless Steel Paint withstands up to 1200°F.
Paints

Stainless Steel Paint withstands up to 1200°F.

Adhering to cast and machined metal surfaces, Dampney Thurmalox® 282 will not discolor, chip, crack, or peel at temperatures up to 1,200°F. High-heat, one-component silicone coating comes in aerosol spray cans as well as quarts and gallons for application by brush or roller. In addition to industrial heaters, vents, conveyors, compressors, piping, and turbines, paint is suited for...

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Tubes and Tubing

Tesla Nanocoatings Increasing Use of SouthWest NanoTechnologies Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) for Its Infrastructure Coatings and Paints

High Quality SMW™ Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes Incorporated into Teslan®-brand coatings used by Transportation, Oil and Gas Companies. NORMAN, OK, CANTON, OHÂ- – Tesla Nanocoatings is expanding production of its Teslan® brand of nanocoatings, a highly effective corrosion-resistant coating for structural steel, produced with SMW™ Specialty Multi-wall Carbon...

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Linetec and Valspar Provide Consistent, Durable Finish for Aspen Art Museum's White Exterior Composed of Multiple Architectural Metal Products
Walls

Linetec and Valspar Provide Consistent, Durable Finish for Aspen Art Museum's White Exterior Composed of Multiple Architectural Metal Products

Minneapolis — At nearly 8,000 feet above sea level, Aspen, Colorado, is known for its mountain ski slopes that rise seemingly from the heart of the town's central business district. Echoing these snowy and forested surroundings, design architect and 2014 Pritzker Prize for Architecture winner, Shigeru Ban and his New York practice, Shigeru Ban Architects + Dean Maltz Architect (SBA)...

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