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Applied Plastics Teflon Coatings Resist Steam, Heat, Chemicals
Axalta Epoxy Powder Suited for Oil Pipelines in High Operating Temperatures
Nordson Powder Separator Ensures Contamination-Free Color Change
Sherwin-Williams Direct-to-Metal High-Solids Epoxy Approved by Military
Tectorius Machinery Applies Coating Materials to Fasteners
Wagner Manual Powder Gun Has Ergonomic Design

News Briefs

BASF Leads Development of New ASTM Test Standard
Birchwood Technologies Launches Redesigned Website
Coil Coater Appoints New Sales and Marketing Director
EPSI Adds to U.S. Sales Team
Haviland Products Promotes Diana Marker
Haviland Products Promotes Lydia McGee
KECO Coatings Granted Second License by Dupont
Lockhart Promoted to Materials Manager at Haviland Products
NASF Awards Scholarships to Emerging Designers
Nordson EFD Posts Dispensing Solutions Video Gallery
Powder Coating Institute Announces 2014 Board


DeFelsko Gages Accept Variety of Coating Thickness Probes
DeFelsko Replica Tape Reader Measures Surface Profile Height
Elcometer Glossmeters Measure Surface Finish from Multiple Angles
Elcometer Probes Measure Coating Thickness Without Damage
Fischer Gage Measures Thickness of Duplex Coatings on Steel, Iron
TestCoat Lightweight Gage Measures Coating Thickness Wirelessly

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Feature Articles

Dr. Phil To The Rescue for Electroplaters
Game Changer: Powder Coatings Get CARC Approval
Infrared Curing: Evaluating the characteristics of IR energy
NASF Report: Trade Deficit Down due to Shale Oil and Gas


Enthone Introduces Ankor Hydraulics Hard Chrome Process
EXEL North America named Sherwin-Williams Vendor of the Year
IHEA Free Infrared Webinar Is March 25
Kolene Celebrates 75 Years
NASF West Coast Bright Design Winners Picked
PPG Appoints Shelley Bausch VP Global Industrial Coatings
PPG Electrocoat Primer Qualified To Aerospace Specification
PPG Showcases Sustainable Coatings at North American International Auto Show
Waterborne Symposium Announces Short Courses for Feb. 22-28 Conference in New Orleans
Wisconsin's Hartford Finishing Growing, Adding 94 Jobs

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