AkzoNobel’s abrasion-resistant International system reportedly has a 47-year track record of performing in temperatures as low as -50°C and has been used on more than 1,600 ships and icebreakers around the world.
September 4, 2019
AkzoNobel recently announced that the new 12,366-ton Xue Long 2 polar icebreaker is coated with Intershield 163 Inerta 160 from the International product range.
Michelman reports that its low-VOC architectural coatings enhance scuff, scrub, scratch, burnish, and abrasion resistance.
August 26, 2019
Michelman, a bronze sponsor and exhibitor at Coating Trends & Technologies (CTT) 2019, recently announced that it will feature its line of sustainable waterborne surface modifiers for improving the performance of exterior wood coatings and architectural paint coatings.
Leading global manufacturers of wind energy systems and coatings are reportedly members of the consortium involved with the DURALEDGE project.
August 22, 2019
Covestro recently announced that it is serving as a key raw materials partner in a consortium managed by the Technical University of Denmark that is currently carrying out a research project called DURALEDGE (from durable leading edges) to investigate erosion mechanisms and develop new coatings to permanently protect rotor blades.
Specially engineered for curing at temperatures lower than the current standard of 180-190°C, the new offering is TGIC-free polyester, which reportedly saves energy and helps customers to improve their efficiency.
July 23, 2019
AkzoNobel recently announced that it has launched smooth-finish additions to its range of Interpon powder coatings low-emissivity (low-e) products.
AkzoNobel reports that the €3 million (approximately $3.4 million) investment will support additional supplies of acrylic powder coatings, metallic powder coatings, and powder primers for the automotive sector.
July 17, 2019
AkzoNobel has announced plans to add three new production lines at its Changzhou powder coatings plant in China, which is the company’s largest facility of its kind in the world.
Sustainability is our main topic this month, particularly for construction applications. Find articles about sealant systems for insulating glass units, as well as construction tapes, bio-based materials, and more!