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PPG’S Waterborne Anti-Settling Technology Makes Mixing Machines Obsolete
Thanks to anti-settling toner technology incorporated into PPG’s new waterborne basecoat systems, collision repair shops making the move to waterborne can do away with a mechanical mixing machine and eliminate a major source of color mismatches, according to PPG...

Eco-Tec Showcases Nickel Recovery System At SUR/FIN 2007
Eco-Tec is pleased to announce its participation in the SUR/FIN 2007 Conference and Exhibition in Cleveland, Ohio...

Dow Corning To Introduce New Advantage Emulsion Release Coating At Labelexpo Europe
A leader in innovative cost-reduction solutions for the pressure sensitive industry, Dow Corning Corporation will introduce a new cost-effective emulsion release coating at Labelexpo Europe this fall...

Floor Covering Manufacturer Improves Reliability With Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture
Shaw Industries, a global full-service residential and commercial flooring company, has implemented a production control and information system using the Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture that allows better access to information on the plant floor and alleviates excessive downtime due to unreliable equipment...

Cost Savings And Quality Improvements Through Chemical Recovery Of Caustic Etch And Anodizing Baths
With the increased focus on environmental concerns in all facets of business, anodizers can look at a number of opportunities in their plants that will reduce process chemical costs, reduce waste treatment chemical and labor costs, and, in many cases, enhance product quality...

Nanotech Clay Armor Creates Fire Resistant Hard Wearing Latex Emulsion Paints
Researchers at the University of Warwick's Department of Chemistry have found a way of replacing the soap used to stabilize latex emulsion paints with nanotech sized clay armor that can create a much more hard wearing and fire resistant paint...

Houghton Offers Thermadep One-Step, Water-Based Protective Coating Process For Metal Parts
Through a marketing partnership with Egyptian Coating Co., Houghton International Inc. now offers the Thermadep patented, one-step, water-based coating process for metal products that require short-term rust protection, coloring or other aesthetic properties...

Mastercam X2 Mill Delivers Power, Speed, And New Opportunities
Mastercam X2 Mill introduces significant new capabilities including many 3D toolpath additions and enhancements, added support for SolidWorks assembly files, Z-oscillation, and much more...

Eco-Tec Awarded Four Quality Certifications By TSSA
Eco-Tec recently announced that it has recently been awarded four quality certifications from the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA)...

MACtac Program ‘Application Nation’ Sweeps The Country
Want to expand your application expertise? MACtac, the expert in quality, service and digital media, has teamed up with Rob Ivers, the expert in digital media application for vehicle wrap installation, to bring ‘Application Nation’ training classes to eight U.S. locations throughout 2007...

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Brochure: Bench Top Spectrophotometer CM-3700d
Demands for high accuracy and more analysis capabilities have been increasing, particularly from R & D professionals. In response, Minolta has utilized it’s long experience in optics and color measurement to create Spectrophotometer CM-3700d...
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