Industry News, Science and Technology, and Market Insight
To ensure the continued strength of the coatings industry, access to an employee base with a strong grounding in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is absolutely essential. Here, industry representatives share their thoughts about the importance of STEM outreach. Specific initiatives that are underway are detailed.
PPG has introduced Spectracron® SPM Series DTM monocoat. This 1K coating is designed to prevent corrosion on heavy-duty, transportation, agricultural, and construction equipment. The coating is engineered for direct application to pretreated metal substrates while providing corrosion resistance that is compares with traditional 2K primer-topcoat systems. For more information, visit www.ppqindustrialcoatinqs.
Axalta Coating Systems has developed Voltatex® 1175w-1k, a 1K, self-bonding electrical steel varnish. Engineered for longer shelf life and improved handling, the product offers the self-bonding characteristics that have become important in the production of high quality magnetic cores for stators and rotors. For details, visit axalta.co.uk/energysolutions.