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The IMF at Surface World Live

This year the Institute of Materials Finishing (IMF) will be hosting a Stand at Surface World Live. Please be aware that this event has been postponed. New dates to be announced soon.

QUALICOAT’s Global Influence

Across the globe, QUALICOAT continues to increase in membership as the independent QUALICOAT standard is clearly one of the most successful global standards available when specifying architectural aluminium coatings. As London is seen as the global architectural hub, the QUALICOAT standard is widely specified and provides architectural powder coating to the same standard and quality virtually anywhere across the globe.

Westbury for total filtration

Since the acquisition of Total Filtration in July 2019 Westbury now offer a one stop shop for a wide range of filter supplies and associated components from air filtration to liquid filtration. Westbury employs over 70 staff and has a turnover in excess of £6.5m and is the UKs oldest independent filter manufacturer.

Straaltechniek UK Revolutionises Tension Control Bolts Blasting Process

TCB (Tension Control Bolts) manufacturers of Tension Control Bolts and the innovative Shear Wrench System who supply the worlds largest construction projects such as the recently renovated Forth Bridge, needed help to improve the productivity of their blasting production process and improve surface profile quality prior to downstream processes.

Carlisle Fluid Technologies to attend Surface World Live 2020

Carlisle Fluid Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carlisle Companies, Inc., has announced that we will be attending Surface World Live 2020 in Birmingham, UK, from March 18th and 19th, 2020. The Surface World Live 2020 exhibition is considered the UK’s only event dedicated to the surface treatment, product finishing and coatings industry.

ASD lighting choose Metavate Pretreatment Technology

ASD lighting have been designing and manufacturing products in South Yorkshire for over 35 years, employing over 200 people at their 200,000 sq. ft. site in the heart of Rotherham. Their installations range from the Tate Modern Gallery, Railway Stations, International Freight Depots to Schools, Universities and Hospitals, to name just a few.

Gallito Fume Extraction for Ultrimax

When paint shop support specialists Ultrimax Coatings Ltd relocated to new premises they had their new facility fitted out with an array of Gallito fume extraction equipment. As a supplier of Gallito equipment to their own customers, Ultrimax were obviously more than happy to have the same quality products installed for their own use.

HMG’s paint heads to the Speedway track

Having previously seen their coatings on track at events such as the Le Mans 24 Hours and the X-Games, Manchester based HMG Paints’ coatings will be heading to the Speedway track in 2020. The companies Powder Coatings and Wet Paint will be used by young talent Billy Budd, who was signed by Birmingham Brummies to be their new club mascot for 2020.

Ready for savings with optimized powder coating process

The clear visibility of all process parameters at any time is a prerequisite for continuous improvement. Process awareness combines with the knowledge and process control for top performance at the lowest operating cost. Data collection and analysis. Tips on system settings optimization. Remote connectivity. IOT readiness. This is what powder coaters are looking for today in order to ensure the competitive advantage of their companies tomorrow.