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ChemLINE® 784/32 Polymer Lining for Petroleum and Refining
Saturday, August 14, 2010 - 13:14

Avon, OH — ChemLINE® 784/32 is formulated with a new patented high functionality oxirane polymer. Designed and engineered with 28 functional groups per molecule, this bridged aromatic backbone structure when polymerized translates into 784 cross-links. What can a higher cross-link density mean for you?

Buckman Flamebloc® GS Fire Retardant Products
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - 11:11

Memphis, TN — Today specialty chemical manufacturer Buckman is introducing a new eco-friendly Flamebloc® GS line of fire retardant products to the commercial and consumer markets.

Repair and Restore Rusting Steel Infrastructure
Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 11:19

Kent, UK — Today, there is an urgent need to repair and maintain aging assets. Neutrarust™ advanced corrosion protection for steel transforms rust into a chemically stable surface, in minutes. From underground to marine or high altitude, large area or small, corrosion-affected surfaces now have a cure.

Stop Wear on Shaft and Rubber Seal
Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 17:16

Whether pressure boundary or preventing fluid mix, the rubber seal is your line of defense. Here's how some designers guard against wear and leak.

Dry Film Lubricants for Ball Bearings
Sunday, June 20, 2010 - 10:06

Palm Springs, CA — Say goodbye to galling and early failure from lack of lubrication. Champion offers a wide range of ball bearing brands for optimum rotation in the harshest environments. Here's how.

Automobili Lamborghini selects Zircotec® Black Diamond Ceramic Coating to Protec
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 20:11

OXFORD — The new lightweight Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera is the latest Lamborghini to use Zircotec advanced ceramic heat resistant coatings on tailpipe assemblies.

Sliding Wear and Teflon® Coating
Friday, June 4, 2010 - 17:24

Its friction is remarkably low. Resistance to seizure is superior to soft metals. But what about wear? It is just plastic, after all.

For polytetrafluoroethyelene (PTFE), sliding against metal, the results may surprise you. Here's a little secret to going the distance in your next design.

Reduce Adhesive Forces In Motion
Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 17:06

Numerous factors promote friction between surfaces. But what if the force of attraction is strong enough to cause seizing, material breakage during motion? Next time follow these good practices in your design.

Zinco Kettle Inspection Device for Hot Dip Galvanzing
Friday, May 7, 2010 - 18:14

Brescia, Northern Italy — Everyone knows the benefit of hot dip galvanizing for corrosion protection. Today iron, steel and other metallic surfaces bonded with layers of zinc can last a lifetime. Here's what one company is doing to revolutionize the business, anyway.

Breakthrough in Retro Reflective Powder Coating
Sunday, April 25, 2010 - 00:15

Norwalk, OH — Be seen in darkness. That's the message a new powder coat technology is bringing to our night landscape and world.

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