rotator Powder Coating Thursday, May 28, 2015
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This Month's Focus: Pretreatment & Stripping
Coater's Corner: Eight degrees of cleanliness: SSPC’s surface preparation standards
When I first saw a real coating specification, I was overwhelmed by the amount of information and references to different industry standards, including the American Water Works Association (AWWA), NACE International (NACE), SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), Master Painters Institute (MPI), ASTM International (ASTM), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and so forth.
General Features
Show preview: All bets are off for the 2015 POWDER COATING SHOW (Free)
Whether you’re already involved in the powder coating industry or you want to learn more about the benefits of a winning finish, PCI’s annual show should be on your barrel list.
Show preview: Coating professionals will convene in Vietnam this spring (Free)
Don’t miss your chance to network with peers and learn about the latest paint and coatings technologies at this year’s Asia Coatings Congress.
Nick's Niche: Booth airflow – Which direction?
Powder booths come in all shapes, sizes, and designs. It is sometimes difficult to determine which booth design is most appropriate for a specific application. One of the most obvious differences in booth design is the direction of the airflow within the booth and how this can affect powder recovery, powder application, and product quality. In this article, we will sort out the nuances of these powder booth designs.
Powder Coatings Clinic: Thermoplastic powders revisited (Free)
Can you offer any insight on the future of thermoplastic powders in the industry? C.H., Holland, Mich.
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AWFS 2015 preshow coverage
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