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Take the Paint Efficiency Audit
Achieve cost savings through more efficient finishing operations. As finishing operations look to stay competitive in an increasingly global economy, it’s no surprise that efficiency has become a popular topic.
Article Published: 9/1/2013
Powder Coaters Hope Second Time is the Charm
STP Performance Coatings in Phoenix takes a chance on expansion.
Article Published: 8/1/2013
Game Planning Your Pretreatment Switch
How golf course equipment maker Jacobsen aced the conversion.
Article Published: 5/1/2013
Nanotechnologies Address Pipe Corrosion
The boom in the gas and oil business, both in the United States and globally, has refocused attention on efforts to reduce corrosion on the surfaces of pipes and equipment used in the industry.
Article Published: 3/1/2013
Waterborne painting process is a first at South Carolina BMW plant
PPG launched the first use of waterborne compact paint technology in a U.S. automotive manufacturing plant at the BMW assembly plant in Spartanburg, S.C. This painting process has turned out to be a 2012 award winner and has opened up a new way for ...
Article Published: 1/1/2013
PPG Using Selectively Strippable System For RAF
RAF has taken delivery of the first Airbus Military A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft painted with high-solids Desoprime CF/CA 7049 chromate-free primer, F565-4010 selectively strippable intermediate coat, and high-solids Desothane HS/CA 820...
Article Published: 12/1/2012
Concrete Evidence for Proper Pretreatment Before Painting
Road construction equipment maker Gomaco gets better adhesion, more efficient line after getting the right cleaning and pretreatment system in place that could help deliver high-quality products, while at the same time offer increased efficiencies.
Article Published: 8/1/2012
PPG Industries, AkzoNobel Launch New Aerospace Coating Products
The Aerocron primer from PPG’s aerospace coatings group is the first e-coat primer for airframe manufacturers and subcontractors; AkzoNobel’ Metaflex SP brand is a result of a two-year partnership between AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings and Pantheon En...
Article Published: 5/1/2012
Sand + Snow Makes Pretreatment Essential
Polaris' finishing department made sure its cleaning and pretreatment process was doing the job right before they electrocoated and powder coated popular off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and military vehicles. SEE THE VIDEO
Article Published: 5/1/2012
Are Ionic Liquids Right for Your Parts Cleaning Job?
Ionic liquids have also been considered for parts cleaning applications because of their negligible vapor pressure, high thermal and electrochemical stability, and low melting points of less than 100°C.
Article Published: 4/1/2012

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