John Fletcher Stands Down as Chairman of ASTM D01 Paint Committee
- Fletcher ill continue his role as Chairman of D01 Sub-committee D01.23: Physical Properties of Applied Paint Films.
Blog Published: 3/22/2016
Hentzen Coatings Awards Newest Approved Applicator, PTF Industrial Coatings
- After line audit and physical testing to the AAMA 2605 specification, PTF Industrial Coatings in Hialeah, Florida, awarded Approved Applicator status.
Blog Published: 3/18/2016
BASF Opens New Automotive Center in Houston
- Center includes the latest in virtual and in-person training facilities, spray booths and market-leading application equipment.
Blog Published: 3/14/2016
Measure soluble salts on surfaces significantly faster with the new Elcometer 130 SSP Soluble Salt Profiler
- Portable, hand-held gauge which accurately and reliably measures 4 Bresle equivalent readings in less than three minutes
Blog Published: 3/1/2016
BASF Presents Winner of 2016 Fight Club of Automotive Design
- Omar Gonzalez won the 2016 Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment, Detroit’s first-ever “Fight Club of Design."
Blog Published: 2/22/2016
Akzo Nobel to buy BASF coatings
- The transaction would include technologies, patents and trademarks, as well as securing supply to customers worldwide.
Blog Published: 2/19/2016
Albers Finishing & Solutions Holding Open House of New Intellifinishing System
- IntelliFinishing teamed up with Downey Consulting, a local company in designing the new system.
Blog Published: 2/10/2016
Praxair Surface Technologies and GE Aviation Form Joint Venture
- The coatings will be tailored for GE Aviation’s and CFM International’s current and future engine models, including the GE9X and LEAP engines
Blog Published: 2/8/2016
Painting a Boeing 737: See The Video
- The cost is between $100,000 to $200,000 to prep and paint each plane, depending on which colors are chosen, and how many colors.
Blog Published: 2/4/2016
Axalta Celebrates 150 Years in Coatings
- First products developed in Germany in 1866, and since has grown into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of liquid and powder coatings.
Blog Published: 2/2/2016