Treatments

Clean through solar power

In combination with the right materials, sunbeams can work wonders: they clean building facades and decompose pollutants from the air or in the water. The magic word is photocatalysis. In practice, though, the…

parts2clean 2018 on course for another successful show

Wherever industrial parts are manufactured or processed, parts cleaning technology is critical for the successful outcome of downstream manufacturing processes, and for the quality of the finished product. High standards of cleanliness are…

Flexible bonding: hard and soft at the same time

To connect components with each other, gluing is preferred today instead of welding, riveting or using screws. That makes cars, planes and agricultural machines lighter. The requirements placed on the adhesive are high,…

Paints and varnishes based on potato starch

If a surface has to be protected against corrosion, in 80 percent of all cases this takes place through coating it with paints or varnishes. When doing so, the proportion of bio-based, environmentally-friendly…

7th World’s Leading Trade Fair for Industrial Coating Technology from 17 to 20 April 2018 in Karlsruhe (Germany)

PaintExpo, solutions for trends in Industrial Coating Technology

Improving material and energy efficiency, optimizing quality, increasing flexibility, reducing unit costs and digitalising manufacturing processes – these are a few of the significant trends which are occupying companies with in-house coating operations….

Fast, reliable and economic: High integrity TIG overlay welding of large components

The French company Polysoude has recently developed a process with the goal to increase the productivity of TIG overlay welding operations to an economically interesting level. Overlay welding, also referred to as cladding,…

Axalta to open new Colour Experience Rooms to showcase its powder coatings

Axalta Coating Systems, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, plans to roll out globally its Colour Experience Rooms, which are designed to present and to promote the company’s innovative powder coatings…

3T Patent for outstanding suppliers

3T srl is a Piedmont company that executes heat and thermo-chemical treatments on ferrous and non-ferrous materials, conferring them higher resistance to wear, to seizure and corrosion, as well as better fatigue strength,…

Reducing roughness, increasing hardness

The applied research urges the entrusted institutes to face relevant manufacturing issues; in the food ambit, for instance, daring surface treatments of stainless steel are increasingly demanded. They are defined MOCA those materials…

The prospects of metal heat treatments

The trends expected from 2016 to 2020 in the sector of heat treatments provide for an increment of both new plants and services that will reach the 5-6% growth against a global rise…

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