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Benefits of UV drying & curing are extolled. A new approach reduces, but up to 33%, the heat generated which can sometimes damage the substrate. Advances in powder coating which now allows finish quality (e.g in automotive) comparable to wet paints. Comments incl. use of rounded powder particles. Feature on automation of powder coating, use of robots, powder dosing technology, reduced colour changeover times and automated logistics. (13 refs).

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Understanding infra-red curing explains process, where it fits into wavelength spectrum, equipment used and powder coatings suited for use with this. Advantages & disadvantages are noted.. Also Safe exhaust recirculation of manned spray booths. In manned booths, air recirculation is an option. Tables discuss capital and operating costs, with data on paint use, air purity (solvent concentration levels), and the Health & Safety aspects (PEL = Permitted Exposure Levels) being considered.

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Short notes describe Austrian jobbing powder coater with high degree of automation on large parts coating. Powder recovery & recycling using a new zoned filter, comment on explosion prevention using inert gas blanket. Case study of German mobile crane mfr, and multi-faceted paint & powder coating scheme which gave valuable energy and material savings using high solids and activated electrostatic to minimise VOC emissions. Overview of masking plugs and caps, and also paint pumping equipment incl. peristaltic pumps with new fluorinated rubber tubing., pumps with dosing facilities and pumps which can handle abrasive liquids and air compressors.

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Short features on silicone resin for architectural facades, doubles the time between repaint. New range of metallic paints from Schuco for architectural use (windows, doors, cladding) offers self-cleaning, stainless-steel look and colour effects.

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New 2-pack waterborne for easier processing, claimed to be equivalent in properties to solvent-based, used e.g for agricultural machinery. Use of process visualisation with Graphical User Interface (GUI) for integrated spray gun control, paint supply etc. Visit to jobbing powder coater with up to 15 colour changes/day. Notes small amount of powder actually in circulation. Visit to robotised plant powder coating tool cabinets. Visit to VW automotive plant at Wolfsburg where bodyshell immersion plant is shown, rated at 71 bodies/hr. All articles in English.

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Feature on very large paint spray booths at Airbus, Bremen, but also lightweight and flexible. New design of spray gun with stainless steel air valve brings paint savings. The benefits of this as opposed to plated valves are noted. Payback time is a few days. Design of a new paint spray head using modular components for a range of configurations. Drying of components using eddy currents brings up to 25% energy savings. Powder feed unit using helical screw delivers powder to gramme precision. Note of Dacral zinc flake for corrosion-protection of screws & other fasteners, noting minimal solvent use.

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Notes on ultrasonic sieving & screening of powder, with photos. Visit to Russian oil and gas pipeline manufacturer, with automated 2-pack internal coating of pipes. Visit to German machine builder with in-house paint shop for components weighing up to 80 tonnes. New paint & corrosion line for MAN truck diesel cast iron engine blocks. Details of the resin used and corrosion data for the polymerised coating (salt spray & other tests).. Survey of paint users, what they would like to see in terms of products and services.

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Case study of agricultural & construction machinery mfr switching from wet paint to powder. Graphs show weatherometer data, table lists polyester coating types. Colour photos show outcomes of salt spray & condensed water test, crosshatch, mandrel bend test, cupping & ball impact and chemical resistance tests, all as per DIN, ISO or ASTM standards. Table compares properties and price per unit area. Note on ultrasonic sieving of antigraffiti powder, greatly reduces defects. New nozzle-free powder coating method where powder cloud shape can be customised. Defects in powder coating. An illustrated mini-atlas of common defects with photos and commentary

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Report on automobile component paint-on-plastic plant in Mexico, planned & built in record time. New conveyor powder coating plant at jobbing coater handles long runs and single items.

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German agricultural machine mfr converts spray paint to electrocoat line. Photos show details (pp. 26-30). New German agricultural machine mfr opts for semi-automatic powder coating line as most cost-effective. Drying & curing in a single oven, and arguments for & against powder recovery & recycling. (pp. 32-34). Coil-coating, case study of Swiss plant using narrow gauge aluminium strip for venetian blinds and similar, brightly coloured products has in-line plasma cleaning stage (pp. 36-39). Cleaning case study of small components for electrical & electronics where move to modified alcohol solvent enabled doubling of throughput. Some components are cleaned in tote bins or pans, larger items are robotically loaded into cleaning chamber (pp. 40-44)

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Visit to manufacturer of truck-mounted hoists & cranes, Grove with new paint shop using 2-pack, for improved finish, improved working conditions and better use of materials & energy.. New infra-red powder curing oven has small footprint with rapid-response control & regulation.

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Supermarket shopping trolleys: Wanzel use zinc phosphating, cathodic electrocoat and powder. Plant is shown. 2 million trolleys p.a are produced. Report on new icephobic coatings (anti-ice). Brief discussion of naturally occurring insects and fishes etc with ability to resist ice formation at very low temperatures. The use of special protein molecules, attached to surfaces, explains this. Molecular model shows such a surface.. Authors are Dr Bjoern Weber & Dr Volkmar Stenzel at IFAM Fraunhofer..

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Powder coating of MDF sheets for furniture. Advantages of this over film-coating & wet paint are noted. Comments on electrostatic charging of MDF and gas-catalytic infra-red curing. www.kosanke.de. A new UV-cure paint formulation (new binder) has twice the lifetime of conventional UV paints in salt spray corrosion tests. Table sets out lifetime on 6 different metal substrates for salt spray, condensed water (DIN 50017-KK) and VDA 671-412 cyclic. www.lankwitzer.com

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Determining the carbon footprint of painting or powder coating, a stepwise analysis procedure is outlines. www.dete.de Case study of a truck manufacturer switching from 1-pack to 2-pack very high solids. Coil-coating, a new very flexible plant is described which can accept coils of widely varying width and a range of metals or plastics with a wide range of tensile strengths. www.coatema.de

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Interview with BMW at Regensburg where a new 2-pack clearcoat line has started up, and general comments on company policy for painting. Visit to Swedish firm Lindab, making gutters, downpipes etc, who powdercoat these and have a highly automated powdercoat line. Visit to Pfaff, manufacturers of sewing machines & welding equipment and their paintshop. Visit to Alwitra, flat roof manufacturer, who switched from medium solids to waterbase with significantly reduced VOC emissions.