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Coatings Capture More Horsepower, Are Sustainable and Green
Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 11:11

Friction is an enemy of the engine, robbing its horsepower while wearing costly components. More and more race teams are exploring coating technology. Here's why product designers and engineers for mainstream automotive manufacturers should, too.

New Coating by VerteTek is "Coat of Silence"
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 18:17

MOKENA, IL—VerteTek's new, patent-pending Coat of Silence is the most effective sound reduction coating available today. The scientifically proven, easy to apply, earth-friendly formula not only deflects sound but keeps it contained.

Detroit Motor Capital of the World Fast in New Energy
Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 17:38

DETROIT, MI—The motor capital of the world is finding its way fast in new energy. Just ask one of "Michigan's 50 Companies to Watch". In partnership with an undisclosed source,

Hard Coatings for Aluminum and Magnesium Die Castings
Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 12:24

WADSWORTH, OH— It's a misconception hard anodizing high pressure aluminum die castings is nearly impossible. Brake, transmission, hydraulic pistons, housing and covers, sheaves and pulleys--light metal processing common aluminum or magnesium die-cast alloys is sustainable, economic, and green. Here's why.

New Ceramic Coating for Diesel Engine Applications by Zircotec
Monday, April 18, 2011 - 13:17

OXFORD – A new, low cost, 'fit and forget' ceramic coating offering surface temperature reductions of 125°C has been developed for diesel engine applications. Developed by coatings specialist

New Xylan HB Non Stick Finish for Waffle Grid Iron
Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 10:20

Elverson, PA — Imagine a tough, wear-protective non stick finish 75 to 125 micrometers. New Xylan® HB by Whitford Worldwide should be the dream of every sticky food processor. Here’s why.

Viscoprop impellers reduce energy consumption for AkzoNobel
Saturday, January 29, 2011 - 08:00

Agitator upgrade enables process engineers to save 20 minutes from nine hour batch time and use 60 percent less energy consumption than the previous legacy system

Zircotec high peformance ceramic coatings for exhaust systems
Friday, January 28, 2011 - 18:11

OXFORD – Zircotec is to offer a new derivative of its heat resistant ceramic composite coating for engineers looking to maintain the higher airflow speeds of exhaust gases that deliver improved down-force. The latest version of the firm’s ThermoHold™ for Composites coating has a smooth surface finish to minimise exhaust gas air flow disruption, enabling F1 teams to optimise their “blown” exhaust design features and recover downforce lost with the banning of double diffusers in 2011.

Plastic Drive Gears for Duraglide™ Lubricant and Coatings
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 13:32

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- Dry lubricants can give design engineers and manufacturers a more cost-effective solution to the familiar challenge of stacked tolerances.

ACERDE UV LED Fabrication With Aluminum Nitride Coating
Saturday, January 1, 2011 - 11:38

CROLLES, Fr -- Worldwide efforts underway are aimed at designing safe, reliable, more cost-effective methods for large-scale water purification. For the fabrication of deep UV light-emitting diodes (LED), ACERDE's AlN is the material of choice.

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