LIQUID COATING

Liquid Coating

Finishing Index Reports Slowing Contraction

Contracting new orders and backlog activity suppress overall Index reading; impact of COVID-19 expected to have an adverse effect on the Finishing Index in the coming months.
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Liquid Coating

Topfinish Airspray Gun Offers Minimal Overspray

Wagner Topfinish GA 1030 is an automatic airspray gun designed for universal industrial liquid coating applications.

Coronavirus Coverage

PaintExpo 2020 postponed

PaintExpo, the international trade fair for industrial coating technology, has been postponed due to current developments in connection with the corona virus and will take place October 12-15, 2020.

Liquid Coating

Col-Met Oven App Enables Remote Monitoring

Technicians can remotely view batch oven status when connected to an active internet connection.

Liquid Coating

Auto Body Paint Shop of the Future Aims to Improve Production Agility

Geico Taikisha will implement Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA applications as the manufacturing execution system of its Smart Paintshop aimed at improving production efficiency in auto body painting.
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Electrocoating

CCAI Announces Finishing Tip Tuesday Video Series

The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) has launched a new video series offering tips on a wide variety of finishing-related topics.

Electroplating

Elcometer Promotes Tracy Salt

Salt named product manager responsible for management and introduction of the company’s range of products.
#plating #management

Electroplating

Hemco UniFlo Hoods Capture Fumes

Hoods constructed of chemical-resistant, flame-retardant, nonsparking composite resin materials.
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Anodizing

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.
#plating #asktheexpert #energy

Powder Coating

Axalta Adds Tufcote Epoxy Primer to Industrial Coatings Line

Tufcote 3.0 has quick, 30-minute recoat window for wet-on-wet topcoat applications.