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This Month’s Focus: Curing

Gas catalytic IR – The unintended consequences

This column is provided to you by members of the Infrared Equipment Division (IRED) of the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA). The group includes infrared (IR) curing equipment suppliers from throughout North America. We publish the column three times a year to give you the latest information about IR curing techniques and equipment. Contact information is at the end of the column. Most IR manufacturers offer testing for free or for a fee. Any IRED member can assist you in finding solutions to curing problems and best practices for finishing of coatings. This issue’s column was submitted by IRED member Chris Chapman on behalf of Heraeus Noblelight, Buford, Ga.

General Features

Cajun cuisine, cool jazz, and SSPC converge in New Orleans this winter

If you make, use, or just like to talk about coatings, head to the Big Easy in January to check out the latest in protective coating technology at SSPC 2018.

Unreasonable expectations for powder coated metal products

Powder coating finish, when properly selected and properly applied in accordance with a comprehensive pretreatment and finishing specification, can extend the protective and decorative value of a variety of products that are manufactured from metals. Unfortunately, the simplicity of this statement is often exaggerated by overzealous individuals and companies that aggressively promote the finish quality attributes of their products that are powder coated.

December Content

Reference & Buyer’s Resource 2018

Issue Focuses

February: Coatings; and the Master Guide to the Powder Coating Market

March: Automotive Coating

April: Pretreatment & Stripping

June: Custom Coating

August: Architectural Coating

September: Coating Application & Recovery

October: Test Equipment

November: Curing

December: Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource

Contact the editor:
Alicia Tyznik
1155 Northland Drive
St. Paul, MN 55120
Fax 651-287-5650

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Special Sections
1. Masking Devices
2. Convection Oven Equipment
Master Guide to the Powder Coating Market
Automotive Coating
1. Conveyor Cleaners
2. IR Oven Equipment
Pretreatment and Stripping
1. Turnkey Systems
2. Touch-up Paints
Custom Coating
1. Vacuum Cleaners
2. Burn-off Ovens
Architectural Coating
1. Film Thickness Gauges
2. Hooks and Racks
Coating Application and Recovery
1. Special Effects Coatings
2. E-coat and Powder
Test Equipment
1. Conveyors and Components
2. Coatings
1. Stripping Equipment
2. Washers
Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource
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