Noting advances in powder coating

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Complete coverage of powder coating is always a worthwhile goal, both in terms of application and knowledge about the subject. More metal fabricators are finding themselves in a position where they are expected to take on responsibility for finishing metal parts. Either OEM customers want them to take on powder coating activities, or at the […]

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How To Better Control Powder Coating Film Thickness

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Q: We struggle to avoid light coating in some areas of our parts. Our application is all manual so we have focused on working with operators to help them understand the critical areas and work harder at getting enough powder in the inside corners and tight spaces, but they still have some failures. We also […]

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New Paint Helps Protect Warfighters

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You’ve probably seen plenty of Army vehicles on the road. They might be standard olive drab, or possibly a desert camouflage pattern. However they’re painted, the basic material for the coating is called CARC, Chemical Agent Resistant Coating. “Our Nato customers, our allies, they are all using this. This paint is in theater,” said Pam […]

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Military “STARs” Are Born With Paint Facilities

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The Yermo Annex Marine Corps. Logistics Base in California and the Corpus Christi Army Depot Aviation Center in Texas have acquired new systems to help train and enhance employees’ painting abilities. The bases obtained a Spray Technique Analysis and Research for Defense (STAR4D) training program from the University of Northern Iowa, a virtual training that […]

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The Sandblasting Media Market to record USD 14.8 billion revenue by 2027, Says Global Market Insights Inc.

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Sandblasting machines find usage in tasks like rust removal, paint removal, and domestic civil repair works. Increasing demand for sandblasting machines is primed to enhance sandblasting media consumption. Mounting adoption of sandblasting media in the metalworking, construction, and automotive sectors is calculated to drive market growth over the forecast timeline. Aluminum oxide is commonly used […]

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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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Global Chemical Resistant Coatings Market to Grow at a CAGR of 5% During 2021-2026

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Global Chemical Resistant Coatings Market Overview Global Chemical Resistant Coatings Market size is forecast to reach US$8.3 billion by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 5% during 2021-2026. Chemical resistant coatings are designed to protect against the harshest of chemicals. Various types of chemical resistant coatings such as epoxy, fluoropolymer, ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, and fluorinated […]

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Building a Better CARC Coating

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U.S. Army combat vehicle coatings provide chemical warfare agent protection as well as camouflage and corrosion resistance. A team from the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command’s Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) provided the Army with a more accurate method for evaluating the protective value of coatings purchased from vendors. When it comes to […]

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