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Masking product tape selection merits close attention

Component manufacturers across the surface treatment and finishing industries have common aims and methods that will be widely recognised. Accuracy and consistency of production, in order to meet design and functional aims are good examples of where every aspect of manufacturing must meet clearly defined objectives – not least the masking process.

Latest edition of Mitutoyo’s Metrology Handbook is out now

A new and much enlarged edition of Mitutoyo UK’s Metrology Handbook is now on sale. Even though extensive revisions and additions have increased the page count by 50% the original cover price has been held, surely making this the best value book of its kind on the market and one of the most informative and accessible references available on dimensional metrology for all levels of reader.

Coatings sector warns of Brexit risks in major industry survey

A major survey conducted by the British Coatings Federation (BCF) has revealed some significant concerns of the coatings sector regarding the economic and regulatory landscape post-Brexit. Coatings are an important “enabling” economic sector to other key industries such as automotive and construction, allowing manufacturing to thrive in the UK, so being able to continue to have a competitive UK manufacturing base for paints, coatings and inks is critical to UK industry.

byko-spectra lite – economy light booth with premium performance

BYK-Gardner, worldwide partner of the paint and plastic industries for quality control of colour, appearance and physical properties, is introducing the new light booth byko-spectra lite. In addition to the well-proven BYK-Gardner light booth range, the lite version with five light sources and compact design builds the standard for critical visual evaluation in laboratory and production.

Carlisle Fluid Technologies launches the new MS topcoater Elite

Carlisle Fluid Technologies is pleased to announce the launch of the MS topcoater Elite, mobile powder coating system. The MS topcoater Eliteis the latest edition to the new MS Topcoater range of mobile powder coating systems. The MS topcoater series represents the forefront of powder application technology in a compact mobile unit.