This Month’s Focus: Automotive Coating
AUTOMOTIVE SHOWCASE 2018
Two custom coaters highlight some of their recent projects that feature the capabilities of powder coatings in the automotive world.
American Coatings SHOW races back to Indy
Join the American Coatings Association for its biennial industry exhibition and conference for the coatings, paints, sealants, construction chemicals, and adhesives industry.
Score a hole in one at ECOAT18
Grab your golf clubs and head to Florida to attend the only event focused on all aspects of electrocoating.
How IR can improve productivity in your plant
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 Marty Powell, Carlisle Fluid Technologies, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Coating value is more than just color
Powder coat processing of metal substrates for high-value exterior architectural applications has been successfully happening for decades. The combination of proper design, complete and accurate specifications, and the use of professional and competent contractors that use the best processes and material technologies available has resulted in successful powder coated projects all around the world.
CORROSION 2018 makes its way to the Grand Canyon State
The world’s largest corrosion conference and expo enters a new territory.
Powder coatings clinic: Infrared reflective inorganic pigments
RadTech 2018 show preview
March: Automotive Coating
April: Pretreatment & Stripping; and the Master Guide to the Powder Coating Market
June: Custom Coating
August: Architectural Coating
September: Coating Application & Recovery
October: Test Equipment
December: Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource
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