OEM

Powder Coatings by Design: A Major Appliances OEM Design (and Materials Engineering) Perspective

Powder Coatings by Design: A Major Appliances OEM Design (and Materials Engineering) Perspective
As outlined in the scope of the U.S. Market Analysis’ Chapter 10, Appliance Finishes, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) appliance finishes include powder coatings, coil coatings, and liquid coatings. Appliance finishes are used to protect and decorate interior and exterior plastic and most metal substrates (e.g., ranges, freezers, washers), heating equipment (furnaces), industrial furnaces and ovens, and air conditioning equipment. Stainless...

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Getting Out of The Lab—Advantage of Evaluating Coatings In a Real-World Manufacturing Environment

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This article outlines an unmet industry need for formulators to conduct robust testing of their coatings products in real-world or simulated environments that closely resemble an OEM facility’s environmental and processing conditions as coatings are applied and cured. The illustrative examples provided in this article are not hypothetical but are based on actual OEM and end-user processes, widely available coatings...

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