#ENERGY

Powder Coating

Innovakote Receives Grant to Promote Recycling Powder Coating

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced the award of $273,000 to Innovakote toward recycling 5 million lbs. of excess powder coating discarded each year in West Michigan.
#sustainability #energy

Hexcel HexPly XF Streamlines Wind Blade Shell Manufacturing

Hexcel’s HexPly XF surface technology eliminates liquid chemicals and reduces the frequency of surface defects in the wind blade shell manufacturing process.
#energy #curing

Infrared Boost Oven Offers Energy Savings, Improved Efficiency

David Weisman LLC has introduced its latest Fast Response Electric Infrared Boost Oven System design.
#energy #curing

Brown and Caldwell Names Director of Client Services

Samir Davé has joined Brown and Caldwell as a senior director of client services for industrial water services in the energy and chemicals sector.
#energy

Electroplating

Veolia Water Technologies Helps Optimize Resources

Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to industry sustainability.
#surfin #energy #management

Liquid Coating

Electric vs. Pneumatic Agitators: What Makes Sense?

When determining the need for an agitator, says Mike Elberson from Autoquip, you must look at budget versus long-term energy conservation.
#asktheexpert #energy

Electroplating

Using Alternatives in Pretreatment Baths for Degreasing

Effective cleaning at low, even ambient temperatures, is possible, says Atotech’s Brandon Lloyd, and creates a safer work environment and reduces energy demands.
#asktheexpert #energy

Swift Coat Nets $1M to Commercialize Self-Cleaning Nanocoatings

The project aims to reduce efficiency losses in solar panels due to soiling, the buildup of dirt on the panel’s surface that blocks sunlight.
#energy

Liquid Coating

Col-Met AutoSeal Door Saves Energy

Batch oven roll-up door also designed for safety, maintenance and space savings.
#energy

Idvac's Polymer Nanolayer Protects Metallized Copper

Vaccum-deposited nanolayer is designed for variety of uses in security, decorative, packaging, agriculture and solar markets.
#vacuum-vapor #energy #construction

Powder Coating

Col-Met Makes LED Lighting Standard in Spray Booths

The LEDs are available for both liquid and powder booths, offering more energy efficiency and providing more vibrant, truer color.
#energy

Mechanical Finishing

Sweco Finishing Mills Provide 3D Motion

Vibro-energy finishing mills have compressive scrubbing action that cleans, deburrs, rounds sharp corners and smooths out surface impressions. 
#energy

Electroplating

Beko Technologies' Drypoint X Series Designed for Energy Savings

Dryers use energy-efficient components in combination with in-house controller programming to offer energy savings.
#energy

Powder Coating

DuBois' DuraLink Minimizes Pretreatment Floor Space

Product line designed to help eliminate phosphates and reduce energy costs while improving coating system performance.
#energy

IntelliFinishing Coating Systems Offer Flexibility, Smaller Footprint

Systems include friction-driven conveyors, energy-efficient washers and ovens, easy-to-use smart controls, liquid and powder booths, platforms and more.
#energy

Electroplating

Hendor D13 Vertical Pump Reduces Energy Consumption

Hender-PE’s line of pumps and filtration systems includes the D13 series of sealless, bearingless vertical pumps.
#pollutioncontrol #energy

Electroplating

Composite Electroless Nickel Coatings for the Wind Energy Industry

The ability to tailor CEN coatings with an array of synergistic particles makes these coatings uniquely beneficial for applications in the wind energy industry.
#energy

Energy Coatings Get Big Lift

The March issue of Products Finishing takes a look at coatings for the energy sector, specifically for wind energy. Surface Technology’s Michael Feldstein takes a deep look at composite electroless nickel finishes.
#energy

Electroplating

Firearms and Flatware Feed Silvex’s Growing Electroplating Operation

It’s obvious that Silvex specializes in silver, but its processes also reach into the defense, aerospace, power generation and medical industries.
#aerospace #medical #military

Powder Coating

PPG to Acquire Global Coatings Manufacturer Whitford Worldwide

Whitford specializes in manufacturing low-friction, wear-resistant coatings for industrial applications in automotive, aerospace, energy and construction products.
#automotive #energy #aerospace