One of the highlights of 2014 is set to be the ALUMINIUM 2014 - to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 7 to 9 October. Read the news to find out how to get a free ticket.
Innovation, quality and efficiency: these are the great subjects analysed in the new issue of ipcm®, not simply at a theoretical level but with real examples that show how these concepts can be declined and applied in the coatings industry.
Ipcm Academy: nuova sede e nuove date per i corsi "La formazione per i tecnici di verniciatura e il controllo qualità nella General Industry"
Riparte a ottobre la stagione 2014 di corsi specializzati dedicati al settore dei trattamenti superficiali organizzati da ipcm Academy, in una nuova e prestigiosa sede. Le iscrizioni sono aperte.
Every minute counts when a structure catches fire. As soon as the steel reaches the critical core temperature of around 550°C, the structure threatens to collapse. Passive fire protection has consequently become an absolute must. In line with these requirements, WIWA has further developed its application systems for flameproofing materials further.
Safety with the capital S: This is the main topic of the latest issue of the magazine, focusing on several anticorrosion protection technologies and fire protection.
High performance powder coating system resists most severe conditions – with only one layer.
È stato ufficializzato il convegno che Ucif sta organizzando per il 14 ottobre prossimo, un'occasione per incontrare i principali attori del comparto automotive ed analizzare insieme quali passi l'industria di riferimento può compiere nei prossimi anni, non solo dal punto di vista del trattamento superficiale ma per il prodotto auto visto nel suo complesso.
Plant manufacturer Dürr is supporting its customer Audi in the construction of a resource-saving production in Mexico.
Europolveri obtained the ISO 14001 certification on the Environmental Management System.
Gli studenti del primo Master in Color Design & Technology ospiti in Lechler per un seminario sul colore.
Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has opened new commercial offices for its Spanish operations in Sant Cugat del Vallès near Barcelona, Spain.
Expansion of Wallingford, Connecticut facility emphasizes commitment to local customers and North American business; investment is single largest made by ALTANA outside of Germany; globally harmonized manufacturing increases worldwide supply chain security.
To meet the needs of the aerospace surface treatment companies who are trying to eliminate hexavalent chrome from their surface treatment processes before September 2017 (current estimated schedule for REACH regulations), SOCOMORE is proposing a new patented technology for conversion and sealing of surfaces after anodizing, that could be used for the pretreatment of painted and unpainted parts.
A consortium of 15 partners from the coatings and joinery industries and research institutes have been successful in receiving EU funding of €2.7m towards SERVOWOOD, a FP7 project whose goal is to develop and establish European standards that will facilitate the prediction of service life for exterior wood coatings. The total budgeted cost of the project is €3.8m.
The 25th Eurosurfas, Fira de Barcelona's International Paint and Surface Treatment Show, has opted to offer exhibitors the possibility of accessing a greater number of business opportunities.
Poliefun, associazione nata dalla collaborazione delle aziende del settore del Trattamento delle Superfici e l'Università, sotto la guida tecnico-scientifica del Politecnico di Milano, ha annunciato la data di un nuovo seminario: "Modulazione delle proprietà interfacciali come aspetto innovativo per l'industria: idrofobicità e oleofobicità".
The company's partnership with the Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry of the National Research Council of Sassari grows.
The supplement of ipcm® 27 dedicated to the industrial cleaning features many examples of successful application of both solvent-based and aqueous cleaning technologies and includes a section dedicated to the innovations on show at the upcoming parts2clean 2014 (Stuttgart, June 24-26).
A Generalist with an Eye for the Big Picture.
Ipcm®_LatinoAmérica is a quarterly digital magazine in Spanish and Portuguese language distributed in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and the European countries Spain and Portugal.
Also this year ipcm® dedicates an issue to the technological developments of the surface treatments applied to the automotive industry, with technical case studies carried out at leading companies in the production and finishing of cars and their components.
Axalta Coating Systems Participates in Successful "International Bodyshop Industry Symposium" (IBIS) 2014
As a committed partner of the refinish industry, Axalta was one of the major sponsors of the event.
This year Plasmatreat has been invited to share a stand with business partner SLE electronic GmbH at the parts2clean tradeshow. Both companies provide environmentally friendly surface cleaning solutions which can be used in combination, for instance during coil coating.
With the completion of its latest acquisition, Cortec® Biotechnology Campus, Cortec® Corporation and its subsidiaries are the world's largest producer of VPCI, Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI®), and Migratory Corrosion Inhibitor (MCI®).
Further to the Assovernici meeting held on 8 May 2014, Carlo Junghanns succeeds Giorgio Rupnik in the role of President.
Il workshop, organizzato da EUROIMPIANTI Srl, GEMA Europe Srl, PULVERIT Spa e REYS Spa in collaborazione con ipcm, si terrà il 29 maggio presso Castelfidardo.
Europolveri is a pioneer in the production of powder coatings faithfully replicating various wood grains; in 1998 Europolveri obtained the "Qualicoat" certification with its line of powder coatings called "Woodall" and recently, after carrying out extensive research, it has presented the innovative line of "ArchitecturalLignum" products certified by "Qualicoat" and fully answering the requirements set by "Qualideco".
Convegno "Fire Proofing 2014" - tecnologie di protezione passiva dal fuoco cellulosico e da idrocarburi: progettazione, prodotti, apparecchiature applicative, controlli e manutenzione
Mercoledì 21 maggio, presso l'NH Hotel di Orio al Serio (BG), si terrà il convegno organizzato da eos Mktg&Communication e ipcm_Protective Coatings sulle tecnologie di protezione passiva dal fuoco. Prevista una sessione di prove applicative nel pomeriggio.
È iniziato lo scorso marzo presso il Politecnico di Milano il primo Master in "Color Design & Technology", un utile ponte di raccordo tra il mondo della formazione universitaria e le imprese, con l'obiettivo di formare la nuova figura del Color Consultant & Designer, una professionalità multidisciplinare legata allo studio, al controllo e alla gestione del colore a 360°. Lechler ha creduto in questo avveniristico progetto aderendovi in qualità di sponsor ed accoglierà gli studenti presso la propria sede di Como per una giornata formativa sul campo.
Giunta al quinto anno di età, l'associazione formata dai produttori di vernici operanti in Italia lancia il suo notiziario dedicato alle attività dell'Ente e allo stato dell'industria di settore.
Passive fire protection, Fire Proofing 2014 conference, the choice between inorganic and epoxy zinc in coating specifications and corrosion protection of rolling stock: These are the main topics of the new issue.
Indoor/outdoor spaces - L'importanza delle superfici: colore, materia, texture - 8-9 maggio 2014, Milano
As of 3 April 2014, the Austrian "Ring" International Holding AG (RIH) is the new majority shareholder of Helios Domžale, d.d. Thus, the young industry group managed to acquire the first company from a long list of planned privatizations in Slovenia. With a total turnover of about EUR 450 million, a joint production capacity of almost 100,000 tons of liquid and powder coatings, and altogether 15 production sites, the group is among the top 10 European coatings producers.
The new GardoFlex pretreatment technology by Chemetall offers manifold benefits to the automotive industry: It is suited for multi-metal treatment at unlimited throughput of aluminum substrates and high cost efficiency in production. As the technology is easy to implement, many automotive customers have already benefited from the high flexibility of GardoFlex.
Matte hydroxyalkylamide (HAA) powder coating systems produced in a cost-effective, one-shot process and outstanding surface quality and reliable gloss reduction.
On April 2, 2014, Manuela Casali was confirmed unanimously as President of UCIF. She shall be in office until 2016.
Dopo la positiva esperienza del percorso formativo composto da quattro giornate e sviluppato in collaborazione con ICIM, UCIF ha deciso di proseguire con un nuovo percorso su temi strettamente connessi.
The company is the first pigment producer to develop high-performance pigments based on bio-succinic acid. Pigments are based on renewable raw materials for coatings, plastics and printing sectors.
Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals, displayed a full palette of essential building block raw materials and innovative specialty coating products at the American Coatings Show 2014. The exhibition represented an important forum for Perstorp to meet customers and reinforce its commitment to the ongoing development and success of the Americas coatings market.
Effective April 1st, 2014 Chemetall US, Inc. has acquired certain business assets of SaberPack in Lino Lakes, Minnesota, USA.
In Nuremberg, ZOBEL presented numerous classic and new products for process-optimized coating and smart communication.
Bilingual presentations on a wide variety of cleaning topics; expertise in quality assurance and cost optimization.
Powder pumps are already in use for electrostatic powder coating. However the technologically complex design and high maintenance requirements of these pumps has so far prevented the success of powder pumps within the market.
La stagione dei corsi firmati ipcm Academy prosegue con il Corso di Formazione sul Controllo Qualità dedicato al settore dei trattamenti superficiali. Date: 28 e 29 maggio; 17 giugno. Docente: Ivano Pastorelli. Luogo: Politecnico di Milano.
In this very rich issue (more than 170 pages) of ipcm, the focus is on PaintExpo tradefair, in Germany (Karlsruhe, April 8-11, 2014), the most important European event in the industrial coating industry, with news and a section dedicated to the novelties that visitors will find. Moreover, many reportages and the insert ICT, dedicated to the industrial cleaning technologies.
FOCUS ON PAINTEXPO - PATINACollection® and NEONCollection®: The New Chromatic Collections by Adapta Color
At PaintExpo 2014 (Hall 1, booth 1450), Adapta presents two new chromatic collections: PATINACollection® and NEONCollection®.
Eisenmann will present its new E-Cube paint overspray removal system at PaintExpo in Karlsruhe from April 8 to 11, 2014. At its booth 1218, in Hall 1, it will also showcase the latest generation of its E-MES production control system and a number of ingenious application solutions.
"Built for Performance" is the theme of the trade fair presentation of Axalta Coating Systems at this year's PaintExpo. This promise refers to the company's new understanding for customer relationships as well as to the performance and quality of its products and services.
Rippert Anlagentechnik is an innovative family-owned company from Clarholz in East-Westphalia. The manufacturing of complete plants and components for surface coating, dedusting, automation and industrial fans is already in the second generation here.
The most important coatings event of the year is approaching: The PaintExpo 2014 will be held from 8 to 11 April 2014 in Karlsruhe, Germany. This year, the internationally renowned producers of industrial coatings Ecopolifix, Rembrandtin, Rembrandtin Powder Coating will present their concentrated competence in the field of liquid and powder coatings at their joint booth 2428 in Hall 2.
At this year PaintExpo (Karlsruhe, April 8-11, 2014) Plasmatreat will demonstrate live (Hall 1, booth 1328) its high tech surface pretreatment method Openair®-Plasma.
At PaintExpo 2014 Caldan (Hall 1, Booth 1341) presents the following innovations in power & free conveyor systems.
Accurate filling systems by JESSBERGER.
From 8 to 11 April, LacTec will again be present at the PaintExpo (Hall 2, stand 2420).
FOCUS ON PAINTEXPO - H2O Gmbh Presents Patented Technologies for the Treatment of Rinsing Water at The Paint Expo 2014
Faster, higher quality, lower costs. The requirements for the coating technology and painting pre-treatment continue to increase. How to achieve the high quality demands of users economically?
Italgard presents at PaintExpo 2014 (Hall 2, stand 2553) the new registered trademark for its test panel division, accompanied by a corporate identity and the unique hole in the GARDPANEL metal sheet.
High technology level and high quality components for overhead and floor conveyors for parts handling on the painting line: The products of Orbita Srl at PaintExpo.
L'1 aprile 2014, nell'ambito di EXPO Ferroviaria, si terrà il convegno dedicato al tema dei processi anticorrossivi nel settore ferroviario. Tra i relatori, i maggiori esperti in questo campo.
Ipcm®_LatinoAmérica is a quarterly digital magazine in Spanish and Portuguese language distributed in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and the European countries Spain and Portugal.
Seminario Poliefun: "Protezione dei manufatti metallici dall'ossidazione nelle fasi di interprocesso"
18 marzo 2014, Politecnico di Milano
In the construction of buildings, the climate zone, the orientation of the façade and the width of the windows are some of the variables that determine the characteristics of the construction materials for door and window frames.
Dr. Gernot Stellberger (34) assumed responsibility for Eisenmann's General Finishing business unit at the beginning of this year. He succeeds Roger Schmidt, who has decided to leave the company.
On the occasion of the PaintExpo fair, WALTHER PILOT has developed a concept for the configuration of pressure tanks that makes their integration in the production chain easier.
With the Peugeot 508 RXH Castagna resumes its partnership with Lechler, first forged over 100 years ago
The official presentation of the much-vaunted 508 RXH, the "One Off" by Peugeot manufactured by well-known Milan coachbuilder Castagna, took place on 3 February in the stunning Officine del Volo in Via Mecenate, Milan, and was attended by over a hundred journalists from the most important automotive and design publications.
Perfectly polished surfaces make sense only if the manufactured parts achieve the demanded technical cleanliness. Otherwise the customer – whether user or assembly works – will not accept the parts. The choice of cleaning method is the decisive factor with regard to whether the parts cleaning system achieves the defined cleanliness economically and with process reliability.
For the second time in a row, Chemetall received the award of best supplier of the year by ArcelorMittal Bourg-en-Bresse (AMBB) in France, the wire drawing division of ArcelorMittal.
At the leading international trade fair for windows, doors and façades being held from March 26-29, 2014 in Nuremberg, the Worms coating professionals will be presenting numerous ZOBEL classical and new products for process-optimized coating and smart communications to an international audience via QR code.
Chemetall strengthens its global aluminium finishing business by appointing Martin Ings as new Global Segment Manager.
This issue of ipcm® (which will be distributed at Samoter and at Fieragricola, in Verona) focuses on the coating of agricultural and earthmoving machinery. We also continue to provide information on the adoption of powder coatings for finishing heat-sensitive substrates, specifically phenolic resins. Finally, an Italian plant engineer has brilliantly solved the problems related to the coating of small parts.
2° modulo del Corso Rivestimenti organizzato dall'Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia
In this issue of ipcm®_Protective Coatings, an extended report about the conference, organized by eos Mktg&Communication, "Coating and Corrosion Protection of Railway Vehicles" - of which ipcm®_Protective Coatings was media partner - which saw the participation of the leading companies in this sector.
Europolveri has provided its sales network, customers and final users with a new consultation tool aimed at simplifying the choice of the most suitable product for the specific requirements.
Rembrandtin Lack: entwicklung einer neuen revolutionären bodenmarkierung, die bei glättegefahr rot und blau wird
Ein weltweit erster Pilotversuch mit dieser einzigartigen neuen Bodenmarkierung wurde auf Initiative des Asfinag Experten Erich Putz und Rembrandtin gestartet.
Europe's biggest trade fair in the die casting field is scheduled to take place in Nuremberg on January 14 to 16, 2014. The international die casting community will be meeting at Euroguss for the tenth time to exhibit and discover innovative solutions in their specific fields of material forming and processing technology. Henkel too will be represented, showcasing numerous products from its Bonderite and Loctite product portfolio.
Atlas' Weathering Testing Offers a Glimpse into the Longevity of Wind Turbine Coatings.
Stainless Steels and Corrosion: An Advanced Theoretical and Practical Course Organised by Centro Inox and Polilapp
Given the success of the first edition, Centro Inox – the Italian Association for the Development of Stainless Steels – in collaboration with PoliLaPP – the Corrosion Laboratory "Pietro Pedeferri" of Politecnico di Milano, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering "G. Natta" – has organised the second edition of its course, with four days of study on the corrosion of stainless steels. The course will be held on February 12, 13, 19 and 20, 2014, at the premises of PoliLaPP, Milan.
Chromaflo Technologies and CPS Color's Colorants Business Combine to Form Global Color Solutions Platform
Global supplier of pigment and chemical dispersions Chromaflo Technologies and integrated tinting specialist CPS Color's colorant business combine to create one of the leading independent global colorant system and pigment dispersion platforms worldwide, serving customers in architectural and industrial coatings as well as the thermoset plastics markets. As a result of the combination, the former CPS Color Equipment Business Unit will become a standalone company under the well-known brand name COROB.
Dow Corning Silicone Intermediate Increases Coating Performance – From Architectural, Marine & Industrial to Food-Contact Applications
MIDLAND, Michigan (USA) – Dow Corning's proven Dow Corning® 3074 Intermediate – used extensively as a reliable, high-performance material of choice in the demanding architectural, marine and industrial sectors – is now available for food-contact applications. This versatile, solventless liquid silicone resin is designed to blend easily with organic or other silicone resins to extend and improve the processability and performance of coating systems. It provides exceptional high-temperature resistance, durability and weatherability for a broad range of coating formulations, while minimizing the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for increased sustainability.
The biennial RadTech Europe Conference and Exhibition is a mainstay on the radiation curing industry's calendar, across a wide range of downstream markets - from printing and packaging to flooring, automotive, electronics, and consumer goods.
Pangborn Group Announces the Addition of the Product Portfolio of Shotblast Engineering Services Ltd.
Pangborn Group, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the product portfolio of Shotblast Engineering Services Ltd. (SES), a leading UK manufacturer of surface preparation capital equipment. The acquisition was completed by Pangborn Limited, a UK based company and a subsidiary of Pangborn Europe located in Milan, Italy.
Atlas Material Testing Technology, the global leader in weathering technology and services, presents state-of-the-art research and the latest industry knowledge on high irradiance weathering testing.
Dürr upgrades world's largest test center for painting technology. Space for robot assembly significantly extended
Dürr is spending almost € 10M euros on further expanding its headquarters because of the positive growth prospects: The world's largest test center for painting technology in Bietigheim-Bissingen (Germany) has been redesigned and upgraded.
Effective from July 1, 2013, Chemetall GmbH, Frankfurt (Germany) has acquired the business activities of André Coatings GmbH, Willstätt (Germany).
DATAPAQ introduces Oven Tracker XL2 for easy, comprehensive temperature profiling in industrial coating.
Berlin – The new Oven Tracker XL2 from temperature profiling leader DATAPAQ indicates the success or failure of industrial coating processes at one glance upon leaving the oven. Green and red LEDs signal whether preprogrammed process criteria have been met. This immediate quality assessment enables users to identify and correct any problem very early, thus improving productivity and reducing costs.
Workshop: "Improving painting processes using numerical simulation - Insights into process correlations enable specific optimization"
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Institutszentrum Stuttgart (IZS), November 22, 2012 - Due to the complexity of painting processes, a systematic approach to process development and optimization is necessary. Numerical simulation provides a useful tool as it allows an in-depth look into the – otherwise difficult to access – complex physical processes.
Muttenz, Switzerland,2 October 2012 – Clariant offers coatings manufacturers a major step forward in enhancing the durability and UV protection of waterborne coatings with its launch of new high performance UV absorber Hostavin 3330 disp. XP.
São Paulo (Brazil), Barcelona (Spain), October 1, 2012 – Rhodia Coatis, a member of the Solvay group, showcased Augeo™ SL 191 the first grade in a new range of pioneering oxygenated solvents made from renewable resources at the EuroCoat 2012 trade show (October 2-4) in Barcelona, Spain.