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Adhesive and Sealant Innovations Solve Problems for Many Industries

Adhesives and sealants play crucial roles as technology enablers. From joining lightweight, disparate materials together, to sealing out moisture and air, to speeding production lines and protecting high-value, sensitive products—adhesives and sealants contribute to the advancement of a whole host of technologies employed across a wide range of industries. Innovation and continual development of new […]

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Maintaining the Fun at Amusement and Theme Parks with Protective Coatings

Amusement parks, theme parks, water parks,  and resorts are challenged to maintain the  attractive appearance of their facilities and equipment at a high level, often in extreme outdoor environments. Those in warmer climates—which can also be highly corrosive—generally operate year-round. Ensuring the safety of park visitors is paramount. Amusement park rides, which are in constant […]

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Coating News from NASA

In January 2019, CoatingsTech (Vol. 16, No. 1) reported on protective coating technologies that the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) had developed and was making available to the public through its Technology Transfer Program. Among the technologies are: Anti-Corrosive Powder Particles and a liquid inorganic, galvanic coating intended to prevent corrosion of rebar […]

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Facilitating Honing of Hard Anodized Aluminum Coatings

The aluminum casting market is growing at a healthy pace due to increased demand for lighter-weight aluminum components and structures in the automotive, transportation, and industrial sectors. According to market research firm Grand View Research, the global aluminum casting market is expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 7.8% and will be valued at […]

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