Xennia Technology has announced the introduction of three new colors, Pink, White and Beige, to its XenInx Zircon ceramic ink range for digital tile printing. The new colors supplement the existing Zircon range of blue, brown and yellow. Designed for demanding manufacturing environments, the new intense Zircon inks provide ceramic tile producers with the opportunity to create a wider range of designs.
Just in time for spring and summer outdoor renovations, new BEHR DECKOVER® Solid Color Coating is an innovative makeover solution for your old, weathered wood or concrete. The advanced formula creates a durable smooth coating to revitalize tired decks, patios, porches and even pool decks, and provides a budget-friendly unique solution that was previously unavailable to consumers.
NEI Corporation announced that it has introduced a chromate-free, electrically conducting conversion coating that significantly improves the corrosion resistance of lightweight metal alloy components. NEI's NANOMYTE® PT-60C is specifically formulated for the surface treatment of lightweight metal alloys, such as aluminum or magnesium, used in the electronics industry. PT-60C provides excellent corrosion protection, while simultaneously providing surface and bulk electrical conductivity.
AkzoNobel has announced the availability of a new silicone-modified polyester coating solution for aluminum. Designed for spray application to aluminum, CERAM-A-STAR E is a new solution with proven durability and ease of application that meets American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2604 specifications.
Master Bond MB600S is an aqueous based sodium silicate formulated for coating applications where electromagnetic interference/radio frequency interference (EMI/RFI) shielding is required. The energy emitted from various sources, including radios and appliances, can interfere with other electronic devices. Conductive coatings are often applied to the housings in order to protect the devices from these types of interferences.
Honeywell recently announced that its new low-global-warming-potential solvent for precision cleaning of metal and electronics components has received final approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The approval allows the company's new Solstice™ Performance Fluid (PF) to be used in precision cleaning applications such as metal cleaning, electronic components and others, as well as a carrier solvent for adhesives, coatings and inks in the U.S.
The Lubrizol Corporation will exhibit its advanced performance coating solutions for the digital print industry at the FESPA 2013 show being held June 25-29 at the London ExCel Exhibition Centre in London, England. The show focuses on wide-format digital print technology and is regarded as a key international event, drawing industry professionals from around the world.
PPG Industries' industrial coatings business introduced the ULTRAPAX™ coatings system, a packaged system of pretreatment products and powder coatings engineered together to meet stringent standards for the protection of metal substrates. Each UltraPax coating system is tested on cold- and hot-rolled steel using ASTM standards for salt-spray resistance, impact resistance, flexibility (conical mandrel bending) and adhesion.
Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) continues to expand the markets for the company's line of Acrylic Polymer Emulsions. A key R&D effort has been focused on the concrete coatings market segment and has resulted in the introduction of Rovene® 6117 and Rovene® 6118.
Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. (President and Representative Director: Katsumi Yamazaki; Chuo-ku, Tokyo) and Toyo-Morton, Ltd. (President and Representative Director: Motohiko Kashioka; Chuo-ku, Tokyo) have jointly launched a new series of gravure inks and laminating adhesives for the food packaging market.
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has formulated its Melio® Softfix ANV especially for finishing aniline, nappa and nubuck to meet the undiminished demand for a more natural type of leather for the footwear and garment sectors.
International coatings manufacturer Hempel has announced the launch of HEMPADUR 47300, a new NORSOK-approved epoxy mid-coat that can reduce drying times for offshore wind tower manufacturers by up to 25 per cent and help drive down production costs.
PPG Industries' coil and extrusion coatings group will debut NEWLAR™ powder coatings and highlight its existing line of DURANAR® liquid and powder coatings at the 2013 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention and Expo in Denver, June 20-22.
Viracon has announced the latest coating in its wide array of products. A high-performance glass coating, VUE-30 offers architects and designers superior visible light transmittance relative to the solar heat gain performance.
VUE-30 meets both the aesthetic and energy-performance requirements of today's design environment.
WACKER has developed a modular system for pourable, addition-curing silicone rubber compounds. With this system, available under the ELASTOSIL® VARIO name, both the reactivity of the silicone rubber compound and the hardness of the elastomer can be adjusted as desired. ELASTOSIL® VARIO is suitable for encapsulating and coating, for making technical molded parts, and for mold making.
Graco has introduced the new FIELDLAZER™ S90: battery powered simplicity combined with Graco's professional, paint saving, high pressure airless spray technology. The FieldLazer S90 operates at over 10 times the pressure of lower-pressure models resulting in lower paint consumption, professional bright lines and the ability to spray undiluted paint.
INX Digital is experiencing highly favorable demand for its branded line of digital products in markets throughout the world. When a global audience arrives next month in London for FESPA 2013, INX Digital (Stand C5S) will feature its Prodigy™, EVOLVE™ Advanced Digital Solutions and Triangle® brand lines, including the launch of the new MSS eco-solvent inkjet inks and SMF true solvent inks.
The ECE Series UV Light-Curing Flood-Lamp Systems, recently introduced by Dymax Corporation, are designed to optimize safety and convenience for process-controlled cures. These powerful UV lamps ensure fully cured products and fast cure times resulting in increased manufacturing yields. These versatile light sources, capable of curing adhesives, coatings, and inks.
PreKote Surface Pretreatment by Pantheon Enterprises has been qualified to SAE International's Aerospace Material Specification 3095A for airline exterior paint. This specification allows maintainers to use PreKote on commercial airline fleets when used with the qualified paint systems.
ADLER has introduced a new solution: the new all-rounder, ADLER VariColor. The ADLER VariColor is a water-based environment-friendly coating system, not harmful even for children's toys and, in addition, even conforming to the book of rules and regulations for construction.