Abrisa Technologies Now Offers Custom Fabrication and Optical Coatings for Corning® Willow® Glass
Glass

Abrisa Technologies Now Offers Custom Fabrication and Optical Coatings for Corning® Willow® Glass

Santa Paula, CA – Abrisa Technologies, a specialty flat glass and high performance thin-film optical coatings company, recently added Corning® Willow® glass to its offering of stock materials available for custom fabrication and thin film coating. This robust yet flexible substrate material is as thin as 70 microns with diameters of up to 200 mm (8 ) allowing for novel applications...

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GOBIE® H2O Boosts Competitive Advantage for Filtered Water Bottle with PolyOne
Bottles

GOBIE® H2O Boosts Competitive Advantage for Filtered Water Bottle with PolyOne

McHENRY, Ill. — PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that GOBIE® H2O has selected a PolyOne specialty GLS™ TPE formulation and FDA-compliant OnColor™ colorants for its reusable filtered water bottles. The combined solution from PolyOne has helped GOBIE to enhance the consumer appeal and...

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Polyurethane

Michelman to Introduce Food Contact Compliant Fiber Sizings at JEC Europe Composites Show

CINCINNATI, OH — Michelman will introduce new fiber sizings that comply with the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 repealing Directive 2002/72/EC at the JEC Europe Composites show taking place March 11-13, 2014 in Paris, France.Â-  The new solutions are ideal for sizing fiber that will be used in composites destined for applications including coffee machines, food processors and other...

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Lights

Jenoptik with New Technologies and Products at Photonics West 2014

In San Francisco Jenoptik will be showcasing, from February 4–6, new technologies and further developments of its products from the Laser & Material Processing and Optical Systems divisions at Photonics West. Jenoptik is supporting again Entrepreneurs in Photonics in the SPIE Startup Challenge as the Founding Sponsor. The Lasers & Material Processing division is to show, among other exhibits,...

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Kameleon Color Paint Creates Color-Changing, Iridescent Exterior for Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral
Paints

Kameleon Color Paint Creates Color-Changing, Iridescent Exterior for Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral

Linetec finishes Firestone's UNA-CLAD panels achieving a one-of-a-kind, dynamic appearance with the first use of Valspar's new Kameleon Color Linetec finishes metal panel system for Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral, Wausau, Wis. - With its shimmering, iridescent exterior, Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral beckons visitors with its unique appearance as its color changes in different light and...

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Starter Leak Detection Kit targets oil-based fluid systems.
Testers

Starter Leak Detection Kit targets oil-based fluid systems.

Spectroline® OPK-441 Industrial Leak DetectionÂ- Kit lets users pinpoint source of all leaks in hydraulic equipment, compressors, engines, gearboxes, and fuel systems. OIL-GLO™ 44 concentrated fluorescent oil dye, supplied in 8 oz twin-neck bottle, works with synthetic and petroleum-based fluids and glows bright yellow/green when scanned by included OPTIMAX™ 400 violet...

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Industrial Nanocoating optimizes corrosion resistance.
Coatings

Industrial Nanocoating optimizes corrosion resistance.

Manufactured using proprietary 3D nanostructured polymers, Nano-Clear optimizes corrosion resistance and abrasion resistance while preventing UV degradation of underlying paint. One-component, highly cross-linked polyurethane hybrid nanocoating system penetrates deep into small pores of paint, enhancing underlying color, optimizing gloss, and increasing surface hardness.

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Etching Services

Houghton Patents New Aluminum Etching Technology

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Houghton International Inc. and Houghton Technical Corp. today announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,518,286, entitled "Methods and Compositions for Acid Treatment of a Metal Surface".  This patent is directed towards Houghton's technology for aluminum acid etching, which is formulated to provide a uniform fine matte satin...

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APV Engineered Coatings Debuts New High-Performance, Customizable Coating for Flexible Vinyl
Coatings

APV Engineered Coatings Debuts New High-Performance, Customizable Coating for Flexible Vinyl

AKRON, OHIOÂ- — APV Engineered Coatings, a manufacturer and marketer of coatings and chemical products for over 135 years, has launched a new product, Vynguard® Weldable PVDF. A customizable, high-performance fluoropolymer coating, Vynguard® Weldable PVDF is specifically engineered to protect flexible vinyl films used in outdoor applications. Using a fluoropolymer chemistry...

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Optical Thin Film Coatings are intended for instrumentation.
Coatings

Optical Thin Film Coatings are intended for instrumentation.

Intended for use in imaging, display, projection, scanning, defense, biomedical, aerospace, and other instrumentation applications, precision optical thin film coatings include thin film filters with anti-reflective, heat-resistant, dielectric, and IR and visual transmission qualities. Thin films include UV, IR, anti-reflective (AR), BBAR, cold mirror plate, hot mirrors, aluminized mirror, plate...

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