Powder Technology’s CARC Powder Topcoat Approved by ARL

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The U.S. Army Research Lab in Aberdeen, Maryland, has approved Powder Technology’s MIL-PRF-32348 Type III, Class I, Tan 33446 powder topcoat. The new product listing is now shown online on the ARL’s ‘Qualified Products Database,’ and the manufacturer’s designation is product number PT-QS01-TS0001. This latest product marks Powder Technology’s ninth ARL-approved powder coating. “When used […]

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Registration Open for Powder Coating Week 2022

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The Powder Coatings Institute’s Powder Coating Week 2022 returns to the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL, from March 7 -9. The event will again be comprised of three separate programs that offer the perfect combination of training, keynote presentations, technical sessions, tabletop exhibits, roundtable discussions, expert panels, and social activities. Three days packed […]

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Battle for CARC Powder Coating

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One of Beth Ann Pearson’s tasks as national product line manager for military coatings at Sherwin-Williams’ Product Finishes Division may be the most daunting of her career. The company was awarded a $1.4 million research grant by the Department of Defense in June 2012 to develop a zero-volatile organic compound (VOC), zero-hazardous air pollutant (HAP) […]

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Better Military CARC Coatings are Possible with Trans-Acc

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As reported by Products Finishing in their article “Building a Better CARC Coating,” it is vital to continue to improve military CARC coatings. “When it comes to protecting warfighters from exposure to chemical agents that have contaminated combat vehicles, determining how much agent gets absorbed into the material matters,” Products Finishing said. Click here to […]

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Trans-Acc Champions Consistency in Curing

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According to Products Finishing in their article “Consistency in Curing,” a proper cure for your powder coated products is essential. “Paying attention to the cure window is crucial. If parts are not reaching the recommended cure window for the product it can lead to under-cure or over-cure of the powder coating,” Products Finishing said. Click […]

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Cleaning Stainless Steel Encouraged by Trans-Acc

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As reported by Reliance Foundry in their article “Cleaning Stainless Steel,” it is important to regularly clean your stainless steel to avoid any issues like corrosion or rust, among others. “Stainless steels are highly corrosion resistant—however, stainless steel applications can still remain at risk to surface damage. Oxidation, corrosion, rusting, or staining can occur over […]

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Trans-Acc Supports the Military with CARC Coatings

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As reported by Products Finishing in their article “BEST DEFENSE: Military approves CARC powder coats,” these specific types of coatings are vital to military operations. “Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings are surfaces that resist the absorption of chemical warfare agents, making decontamination much easier to accomplish with vehicles, artillery pieces and missile launchers, rotary and fixed-wing […]

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Advances in Powder Coating Cheered by Trans-Acc

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According to the American Coatings Association in their article “Market Update: Advances in Powder Coatings,” powder coating is gaining popularity as a more sustainable option for a variety of applications.  “It is most widely used to coat metal substrates, but efforts have focused on developing curing solutions that enable the application of powder coatings to […]

Trans-Acc Understands Liquid Nylon Coating

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As reported by Corrosionpedia in their article “What Does Liquid Nylon Coating Mean?,” this type of coating can be used on many different types of materials and for a number of industries. “A liquid nylon coating can be used in a variety of industries. Common examples of industries that employ liquid nylon coatings include aerospace, […]

The Basics of Metal Cleaning Explained by Trans-Acc

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As reported by Corrosion Doctors in their article “Basic Facts in Metal Cleaning,” there are four areas to consider when it comes to cleaning metals. “Metal cleaning is decidedly affected by the type and degree of attack a particular chemical has on a given metal. Also of importance on the clean-ability of a chemical compound […]