ELECTROCOATING

Powder Coating

Top Shops: Metokote is No. 1 Top Shop Liquid/Powder for 2016

MetoKote is the No. 1 facility on the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey rankings for liquid and powder coatings in 2016, based on statistical analysis from more than 45 criteria.
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Top Shops

Top Shops: 2016 Liquid/Powder Coating

The Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey for the liquid and powder coating segment yielded interesting statistics about how coating shops run their business, as well as some best practices that many others should emulate.
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Parts Cleaning

Ecoat Clinic: Topcoat to Increase UV Protection

Q. We are using a cathodic epoxy electrocoat to prime our steel parts. Now our customer is asking us to start using an additional topcoat to increase UV protection from the sun. What paints are the best topcoats for cathodic epoxy electrocoats? Are there any paints that are not compatible or should not be used over the epoxy electrocoat?
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Parts Cleaning

Ecoat Clinic: Using Epoxy Ecoat on NdFeB Parts

Q. Is it possible to use an epoxy electrocoat to coat parts made out of neodymium, iron and boron? Are there any special considerations to take when electrocoating this kind of substrate?
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Liquid Coating

DeFelsko to Host SSPC Training This Fall.

Courses include the Protective Coatings Inspector Program and a workshop on using SSPC PA2 effectively.
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Parts Cleaning

CCAI Wisconsin Golf Outing Awards $14K in Scholarships

This event serves as the primary fundraiser for the chapter's James F. Wright scholarship program; he Wisconsin chapter awards scholarships to individuals studying finishing related fields including chemistry, environmental studies, business administration, and engineering among others.
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Pollution Control

Electrocoat Seminar is Oct. 4-5 In Des Moines, Iowa

Introduction to Electrocoating kicks off day one to bring attendees up to speed with the technology before tackling more advanced topics in the remainder of the seminar.
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Powder Coating

CCAI Honors Chapter, Installs Officers and Board

The CCAI Chapter User and Supplier of the Year awards and the James F. and David J. Wright Lifetime Achievement Award were presented during the Annual Awards Ceremony, also held during the Annual Meeting.
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Pollution Control

Building a Better CARC Coating

U.S. Army's ECBC research will ultimately improve combat vehicle protective coatings.
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Parts Cleaning

Coating Plastic Parts More Efficiently

Quality, costs and sustainability in focus with liquid coatings.
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