Coatings

Kraton Brings the Big Chill to Techtextil Frankfurt 2013

Promoting NEXAR™ Cooling Technology for Performance Fabrics HOUSTON - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers will present a paper and exhibit at Techtextil, June 11-13 in Frankfurt, GermanyÂ-  highlighting  NEXAR™ polymer coatings.  Kraton will be located in Hall 3.1 booth number...

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Epoxies

Preprufe® Meets the Waterproofing Challenge at Four Mumbai Developments

When building in areas with high groundwater levels, it is absolutely vital to get the right waterproofing system in place from the start. Prevention is always better than cure, as an inadequate waterproofing system or one that fails can have disastrous consequences – from structural damage to health dangers and costly repairs. As more structures are now built near to the coast or in direct...

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Molds

WACKER Unveils Variable-Hardness Silicone Rubber for the Orthopedics Industry

Munich – WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, will be unveiling a new silicone rubber of variable hardness for orthopedic and prosthetic applications at this year's MEDTEC Europe. SILPURAN® 2410 A/B, an addition curing silicone, can be made harder or softer in the lower Shore A range by varying the mixing ratio of its two components. This gives manufacturers the flexibility to...

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Coatings

Extreme Coatings Introduces New Products for Oil and Gas Industry and New Website

St. Petersburg, Florida. Since 1995 Extreme Coatings has offered tungsten carbide coatings to the plastics and rubber industries to extend the life of equipment.Â-  We took a technology with promise, high velocity thermal spray, and adapted it to high wear problems in the plastics industry. We have surpassed 10,000 feedscrews coated so I guess the technology is working well!" said Curt...

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Determining the Phosphorus Content and Thickness of Electroless Nickel Coatings Using XRF
Testers

Determining the Phosphorus Content and Thickness of Electroless Nickel Coatings Using XRF

Fischer Technology is pleased to announce the capability of non-destructively measuring simultaneously the phosphorous content and thickness in electroless nickel (NiP) coatings using X-ray Fluorescence Instrumentation (XRF). For the first time this capability is realized for measurements in air (vacuum free), regardless of the underlying base material, AL, Fe, Cu or PCB. Fischer’s high...

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Coatings

New Nonstick Colors Now Available in Whitford's QuanTanium® Coating

Elverson, PA. – Whitford, makers of the world’s largest, most complete line of fluoropolymer coatings, has formulated a new line of colored nonstick interiors for QuanTanium, its coating reinforced with titanium particles engineered to outlast almost anything. QuanTanium, superbly resistant to scratching, abrasion and wear, is now available in eight eye-catching colors: Mediterranean Blue,...

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Whitford Offers New Interior Nonstick Colors in its Top-of-the-Line Eterna® System
Coatings

Whitford Offers New Interior Nonstick Colors in its Top-of-the-Line Eterna® System

Elverson, PA. Whitford, makers of the world’s largest, most complete line of fluoropolymer coatings, has expanded its Eterna colors line, originally launched in February 2012. Eterna is now available in eleven colors: Raspberry Red, Deep Purple, Malbec Red, Think Pink, Spruce, Copper Penny, Copper Bronze, Golden Bronze, Chocolate Bronze, Starry Night and Blue Moon. These colors have the same...

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Additives

VOC-Free Additive makes gypsum dry-mix mortar water repellent.

Used to render gypsum-based dry-mix mortars hydrophobic, SILRES® BS POWDER S consists ofÂ- methyl siliconate produced as colorless, free-flowing powder. Water repellency develops as soon as construction material has set, and gypsum dry-mix mortars formulated with this agent can be mixed with water quickly and without generating any dust. Requiring 0.2% by weight for effective...

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Coatings

Conductive Sodium Silicate is available for EMI/RFI shielding.

Formulated for applications where EMI/RFI shielding is required, aqueous-based MB600S can be brushed or sprayed with proper equipment, will cure at room temperature in 24–48 hr or in 1–2 hr at 80°C, and has 0 to +700°F service range. Silver gray colored conductive coating, tested to IEEE 299, 2006 methods, exhibits effectiveness of 95–105 dB from 100 MHz to 2 GHz. Above 2 GHz,...

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