Tikkurila Coatings Oy has developed an economical ultraviolet light (UV) curing coating method for chairs and other three-dimensional (3D) components for replacing existing solvent-borne coatings in the furniture industry.
At 1,610 meters per minute (60 miles per hour), Dow Corning's new Syl-Off® Advantage Series high-speed, solventless silicone coating system has set a new world speed record for siliconizing paper. Coverage was excellent and, just as importantly, there was no visible silicone mist at the coating head – a common problem in high-speed coating.
The effective protection of solid color and metallic basecoats demands maximum performance of the clearcoat applied over it. Besides being easy to spray and producing a brilliant surface with good scratch resistance and UV protection, the clearcoat used should also meet all VOC regulations in force. This is a task that the new Glasurit® 924-68 HS CV Clear fulfills simply brilliantly and also in a highly efficient way.
Solucorp Industries, Ltd. announces that an agreement has been signed with a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of filtration products to integrate Solucorp's patented self remediating metals' contaminated paint booth filters into their existing filter manufacturing lines. At the request of the filter manufacturer the name of the company is being withheld at this time.
Airflex EF9100 emulsion is one product in Air Products Polymer, L.P.'s family of barrier coatings being introduced to the worldwide packaging market for use as a coating for grease-resistant paper applications.
Being an innovative manufacturer of additives, BYK-Chemie has invested in nanotechnology from a very early stage and is now in the position to launch a new additive for long-term surface protection of solvent-borne coatings that provides all users with easy access to the latest in technology: NANOBYK-3650.
Preservation Sciences, Inc., announced that its distributor, A. W. Chesterton Company, is in the process of rolling out PSVI's rust inhibitor worldwide. Several months ago, A. W. Chesterton Company launched this product in the North American market, and now the product is being launched internationally.
A new addition to the Bohlin Gemini family of rheometers from Malvern Instruments is optimized for the control of ultra-low torques, and opens up new opportunities to probe weak or sensitive material structures and low viscosity systems.
Sherwood Technology announces its intention to further expand into the US market in early 2006. The expansion will see the opening of a new Eastern US headquarters which will support existing and new customers and partners in North America. This follows the outstanding success of Sherwood's colour change technologies, including the award-winning DataLase® which has experienced a remarkable year on year sales growth of over 300%.
Cytec Surface Specialties, the world leader in resins for UV curable coating and ink resins, announced that it will feature a number of valuable new UV-curable coating products at the RadTech Europe 05 trade show in Barcelona, October 18-20, 2005 (Booth 11).
One of the latest developments of XSYS Print Solutions is a printing ink for waterless offset. The black and process inks for newspaper printing from XSYS Print Solutions are well-known under the names ANI, Trenal, Lindgens and Newskingâ.
Dürr Systems GmbH is further expanding its global leadership in automotive painting systems with innovative high-tech products and services. At its 2005 Open House, which begins today, the company is introducing for the first time the newly developed EcoRP E painting robot.
A major breakthrough in world-leading UV ink technology, which has dramatically improved efficiency and production speeds, has been announced by Sun Chemical, the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments.
Industrial Nanotech Inc. announced that the Company's Nansulate Translucent insulation and corrosion inhibiting coatings are currently being tested by RefPlus Ltd., a subsidiary of Dectron Internationale and leading manufacturer of HVAC equipment. The evaluations being performed are to determine the ability of Nansulate to reduce heat loss and the formation of condensation on equipment, thereby reducing energy costs and extending service life of equipment.
At Labelexpo Europe 2005, from September 21 to 24 in Brussels, WACKER SILICONES presents a new generation of silicone release coatings. They have outstanding anti-misting properties, making them suitable for high-speed coating of release liners, for example for self-adhesive labels.
Sun Chemical reported excellent results from its participation in Print 05, the world's largest graphic arts exposition this year. The show, held Sept. 9-15 in Chicago, drew over 700 qualified printers from 44 countries to the Sun Chemical booth. Of those, 60 percent indicated their intention to buy new ink products within the next three months.