LIQUID COATING

Electroplating

Elcometer Promotes Tracy Salt

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

Anodizing

Hemco UniFlo Hoods Capture Fumes

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

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.

Powder Coating

A Conversation with Brad Andreae, Therma-Tron-X

As the owner of Therma-Tron-X, Brad Andreae has a lot of things on his mind, but you might find him at the lunch hour in the break room playing cards with his employees.
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Electroplating

Finishing Index Gains Due to Broad Activity Expansion

The Finishing Index is 47.5 as the ongoing slump in business conditions is not universal to the finishing industry. Firms with more than 250 employees have reported expanding conditions since June.
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Powder Coating

Sherwin Williams to Build New Global HQs, R&D Center

Preliminary plans call for Sherwin-Williams to invest a minimum of $600 million to build both facilities.

Liquid Coating

ATI Orbital Sander Designed for Robotic Surface Prep

The compliance force is adjustable to accommodate a variety of applications. 
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Anodizing

Valence Surface Technologies Acquires Fountain Plating

With the acquisition of Fountain, Valence continues to execute its customer-focused strategy to improve the aerospace and defense supply chain.
#plating #aerospace #military

Liquid Coating

Exair Air Conveyor Converts Pipes to Conveying Systems

Threaded line vac air-operated conveyor designed for stainless steel processes or areas likely to be wet and corrosive.