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Specialty coatings extend service life of cutting tools used for non-ferrous materials

A variety of special coatings can significantly enhance wear resistance and life when machining highly-abrasive materials such as CFRP, GFRP, graphite, Al alloys and ceramics Because machine tools constantly cut and grind away…

New coating process provides effective protection for brake discs

More than many other auto parts, brake discs are subject to repeated mechanical loads. As a result of this continual abrasion, they produce fine particulate matter, which pose a substantial environmental burden. Now,…

High-performance industrial finishes simulate stainless steel, brass, and copper at a fraction of the cost

Durable coating and substrate meet or exceed industry tests while resisting scratches, stains, and fingerprints. Stainless steel is a premium material used in the manufacturing of a variety of products but its high…

Top ten reasons to switch to a better solvent

The change to a new cleaning fluid can be full of uncertainty. For many companies looking to make the switch to a better solvent it is imperative that they maintain their cleaning performance…

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…

Semi-permanent release agent for cold box core production

There are several different types and formulations for release agents used in the cold box process. In highly stressed areas of the core box, traditional release agents do not function well. A new…

New products from Mate Precision Tooling

Mate showcases new products: SuperMax™ tool coating, CleanBend™ Forming  Technology, “Bevel Tang Style” Press Brake Tooling and 1Micron Optics for fiber lasers. Mate’s new SuperMax™ is a proprietary, next generation coating specifically formulated…

Coating engine components to save fuel

Scientist from the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS in Dresden have developed a new laser method to apply the coating on the production line: coating engine components with hard carbon reduces friction…

The importance of rapid drying in casting

Even and rapid drying of refractory coatings is of a huge importance in medium and large-scale casting for productivity reasons and for reasons of process safety. With its SOLITECTM Drying Technology products, ASK…

Innovation in the researchers founded method

NC State’s materials science and engineering researchers founded a new technique for coating gold nanorods with silica shells, allowing engineers to create large quantities of the nanorods and giving them more control over the…

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