Coatings News & Articles

Poor quality control and workmanship results in catastrophic loss in paint adhes
Friday, November 23, 2012 - 12:28

Southampton, UK – All too often we see problems of poor paint adhesion, defects in film formation, the costs of repair. Yet, typically, records indicate compliance with specifications. How is this possible?

ZircoFlex® heatshield solves harsh HVAC issue from flare stack
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 13:21

OXFORD – The ability to retrofit a heat shield in a harsh and isolated environment without having to force a costly shutdown led to engineers specifying ZircoFlex flexible ceramic heat shield on a Caspian Sea oil platform.

CERFLON® FluoroCermaic Coatings combine PTFE with Boron Nitride
Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 17:20

Ketchum, ID – Boron Nitride is the only material known to fully wet certain fluoropolymers, in particular, PTFE, also known by the DuPont registered trademark Teflon®.

Lotus Leaf Coatings HydroPhil™ for Super Radiator Coils
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 17:52

Albuquerque, NM – Lotus Leaf Coatings, Inc. and Super Radiator Coils have entered into an agreement to introduce Lotus Leaf Coatings’ superhydrophilic (water loving) coating, HydroPhil™-­S, into the HVAC Market.

Zircotec Spray Process for Thermal Management
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 16:17

OXFORD – Abingdon-based automotive coatings company Zircotec has joined forces with the MG Car Club (MGCC) to ensure former MG factory workers can enjoy the 50th anniversary celebrations of the MGB.

A winner in the 2012 Tour Britannia Chevrolet Camaro 2
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 17:27

OXFORD – Whilst preparing the ex-Richard Lloyd 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 for the Tour Britannia, engineer Steven Wood wanted to ensure the crew and car would be in premium condition over the long distance event.

Team FALKEN Drift Zircotec Coating
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 16:13

OXFORD – Race and rally engineers struggle constantly to manage air intake temperatures, particularly in production-based competition vehicles such as British Touring Cars.

Terahertz non-destructive testing of coatings, studies of adhesion
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 11:38

TeraView,which is commercialising active terahertz technology, now brings techniques developed for medicine and pharmaceutical products to non-destructive testing for coatings, studies of adhesion.

New MINI specialist Lohen becomes latest distributor for Zircotec® products
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 17:35

OXFORD – Lohen, one of the UK’s leading independent New MINI specialists for track and fast road performance upgrades is the latest firm to become an authorised distributor for Zircotec® products and coatings.

Monday, June 4, 2012 - 16:45

Windsor, CT. – WALTER SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES is pleased to announce the availability of BIO-RUST, a non-corrosive solution that eradicates rust on iron and mild steel.

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