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  • Pollution prevention in DoD and aerospace painting operations

    Mr. Joseph Lucas, President and Technical Director of Inland Technology Incorporated, has had a paper accepted for personal presentation at the 2011 Aeromat conference being held in Long Beach, CA, from May 23rd through May 25th, 2011. The Aeromat conference is a prestigious format attended by Aerospace materials and processes engineers from around the world. Mr. Lucas will be speaking during ...


    By Inland Technology

  • Question of the Month:Can dry ice blasting be used for surface preparation?

    Dry ice blasting PROVIDES an excellent tool for surface preparation because it is a completely dry process, so coatings can be applied directly after blasting. Cleaning with dry ice allows for easy removal of dirt, oils, and other contaminants. ...

  • Steel Fab 2013 and built-in variable frequency drives from V&T Technologies Co., Ltd.

    the customers will attend Steel Fab 2013 in Sharjah, UAE which will be held during January 14 - 17, 2013.  Welcome to visit our customers on Steel Fab 2013: Herr Industry System AG ...


    By V&T Technologies Co., Ltd.

  • Aramsco introduces the syclone axial air mover

    Aramsco is now the exclusive distributor of the Syclone Axial Air Mover, the latest axial air mover on the market. This low-amp, high-performance air mover is designed for restorative drying. Available with a duplex GFCI receptacle outlet, the user can daisy-chain up to four units at a time. The Syclone Axial Air Mover boasts high CFM output providing fast drying even in hard-to-dry areas. The ...


    By Aramsco, Inc.

  • Aramsco now offers frogtape painter`s tape

    Formerly only available through home centers, Aramsco announces FrogTape is now being stocked nationwide. This new product addition expands Aramsco’s already outstanding breadth of tapes. FrogTape is the only professional painter’s masking tape on the market that is treated with PaintBlock Technology. FrogTape was designed for use with latex paints, and can stay on indoor surfaces for ...


    By Aramsco, Inc.

  • Nordson and UES Reach Agreement

    Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) and UES AG (“UES”) of Krefeld, Germany, have reached an agreement on UES's infringement of Nordson's European patent EP1568418 relating to hot melt adhesive modules, manifolds, and/or applicators having a proprietary mounting interface.   Under the terms of the agreement, the specifics of which are confidential, UES ...


    By Nordson Corporation

  • Nordson Continues Its Enforcement of Its Bowtie Patents—Reaches Agreement with Moryl

    Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) and H. Moryl GmbH of Dusseldorf, Germany, (Moryl) have reached a settlement regarding Moryl's potential infringement of Nordson’s European patent EP1568418. While the financial terms are confidential, Nordson has granted Moryl a covenant not to sue for its past sales of hot melt adhesive modules under EP1568418 as well as for future sales of those modules. ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Latest NLB catalog introduces new water jet accessories

    WIXOM, MICH... MARCH 2, 2011…NLB Corp. has released the 2011 edition of its popular water jet accessory catalog, the biggest edition ever.  The 106-page catalog can be requested at no charge from NLB, or downloaded from the company's website, www.nlbcorp.com. The 2011 ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • 40,000 psi lance offers 60-second cartriddge change

    A new 40,000 psi (2,800 bar) water jet lance from NLB Corp. makes the company's popular 60-second cartridge change and other operator-friendly features available for UHP applications.The NCG40-286 lance is lightweight and ergonomic, weighing just 13.5 lbs. (16 kg). Its patented trigger design (U.S. patent no. 5,636,789) requires just a light squeeze to initiate the water jet action, and the ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • ASTM B253 - 11 Standard Guide for Preparation of Aluminum Alloys for Electroplating

    Various metals are deposited on aluminum alloys to obtain a decorative or engineering finish. The electroplates applied are usually chromium, nickel, copper, brass, silver, tin, lead, cadmium, zinc, gold, and combinations of these. Silver, tin, or gold is applied to electrical equipment to decrease contact resistance or to improve surface conductivity; ...


    By ASTM International

  • Coulson Ice Blast Announces Corrosion Coatings ltd. as Trinidad and Tobago Distributor

    Coulson Ice Blast is partnering with Corrosion Coatings ltd. for the distribution of all Coulson Ice Blast products in Trinidad and Tobago.  Corrosion Coatings ltd. is specialized in the cleaning, inspection, surface preparation and protective coatings industries.  They are heavily involved in the offshore oil industry, providing cleaning, recoating and aerial drone surveillance ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Formatank Refurbishes Water Storage Tanks to Ship Shape Condition

    Formatank Ltd recently refurbished two water storage tanks on board a pipe lay and heavy lift vessel. The onboard engineers had noted deterioration of the coating, and walls of their fresh water hydrophore tanks, and relayed the diagnosis to Formatank. Understanding the importance of dependable water supply on board an industrial vessel, and challenges with replacing the tanks, Formatank ...


    By Formatank Limited

  • ProGlue Signs Cease and Desist as Nordson Patent Upheld

    ProGlue Professionelle Klebetechnik & Service of Kempen, Germany, (ProGlue) has signed a cease and desist declaration where ProGlue has agreed to stop selling hot melt adhesive modules in violation of Nordson Corporation’s (Nasdaq: NDSN) European patent EP1568418. Nordson's European patent EP1568418 relates to hot melt ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • ASTM A950 / A950M - 11 standard specification for fusion-bonded epoxy-coated structural steel h-piles and sheet piling

    This specification covers the qualification requirements for structural steel H-piles and sheet piling with protective fusion-bonded epoxy coating applied by electrostatic spraying, flocking, or fluidized bed processing. Surface preparation techniques shall be performed by abrasive blast cleaning, grinding and chemical washing prior to coating application. The powder coating shall be heat ...


    By ASTM International

  • Aramsco adds dri-eaz’s new LGR 7000XLI to their product line

    With maximum energy utilization and a simplified user interface, the LGR 7000XLi is proving to be a top performing dehumidifier. Dri-Eaz engineers created Advanced Crossflow Technology, allowing the 7000XLi to remove more water than any other dehumidifier in its category. The 7000XLi is rugged, durable, and highly portable, making it ideal for water damage restoration, structural drying, ...


    By Aramsco, Inc.

  • ASTM F2180 - 02(2011) standard specification for metallic implantable strands and cables

    This specification covers the materials, dimensional tolerances, constructions, and mechanical properties for standard metallic implantable strands and cables. Materials shall be manufactured using equivalent size wires in the cold-worked and stress-relieved or annealed condition. Standard strand constructions shall be 1×3, 1×7, and 1×19 ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM F2180 - 02(2011)e1 Standard Specification for Metallic Implantable Strands and Cables

    This specification covers the materials, dimensional tolerances, constructions, and mechanical properties for standard metallic implantable strands and cables. Materials shall be manufactured using equivalent size wires in the cold-worked and stress-relieved or annealed condition. Standard strand constructions shall be 1×3, 1×7, and 1×19 strand. Cabling ...


    By ASTM International

  • OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health Aug. 19-20, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The Longshoring and Shipyard work groups will meet August 19 and the full ...

  • New NLB Corp water jet unit can operate at 8,000 psi to 40,000 psi

    A new generation of the NLB 225 Series convertible water jet units expands its range of operating pressures to 40,000 psi and improves ultra-high pressure reliability and accessibility for maintenance. The NLB 225 Series now offers the widest pressure range in the industry: 8,000 psi, 10,000 psi, 12,000 psi, 15,000 psi, 20,000 psi, 24,000 psi, or 40,000 psi. Conversions require a simple kit and ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • ASTM F1378 - 12 Standard Specification for Shoulder Prostheses

    This specification covers shoulder prostheses for total or hemiarthroplasty used to provide functioning articulation by employing glenoid and humeral components. The prostheses may be constrained, partially constrained, or unconstrained. Modular prostheses are included in this ...


    By ASTM International

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