Rack and Tip Designs
In our repertoire of rack and tip designs, we have increased our capabilities to provide our customers with the flexibility of adjustable racks. We have utilized all sizes and shapes of rack and tip materials to manufacture generic and custom racking that is used in the coating industry.
Associated Rack Corp
Classifier Milling Systems offers savings plus a worry-free process warrantee. From spare parts to complete turnkey systems, its advanced technology and vast experience in the powder coating industry bring quality that can be trusted. CMS can assist in all aspects of international and domestic processing plants nationwide.
Classifier Milling Systems
Spray and Recovery System
The Nordson ColorMax powder spray and recovery system is designed for quick 10-to-25-minute color change. Now available with new Apogee canopy technology, the ColorMax system minimizes powder-in-process, promotes easy booth cleaning and provides better overall system efficiency.
Metal Finishing Suppliers Association
The Metal Finishing Suppliers’ Association represents professional interests of chemical suppliers, equipment manufacturers, and organizations that provide design and consulting services to all facets of the surface finishing industry. Since 1925 MFSA has promoted the industry by furthering the welfare of suppliers, their customers and the public.
Gas-Fired Spray Booths
Col-Met’s 500°F gas-fired powder cure batch ovens are available in standard cataloged sizes with interiors ranging from 150 to 2,880 cubic feet. Larger ovens are available by custom quote. The ovens contain a digital temperature controller, 12- hour batch timer, main line disconnect, air proving switches for critical doors and a limit switch on product doors for cycle timers. They comply with all NEC, OSHA and NFPA regulations.
Col-Met Spray Booths
Chemco’s newest paint overspray system helps increase the quality of your coating process. This specialty paint arrestor is an ideal solution for paint sprayers with demands for less-frequent change-outs and high filtrations efficiency. Its progressively dense, fiberglass weave rivals multilayer paper and paper-poly filters in minimizing face loading. By providing superior filtration, MaxGuard promotes a high quality finish of the final product and may reduce rework or rejects.
Chemco Manufacturing Co.
The Chemical Coaters Association International will have membership information, training manuals, newsletters and chapter information from the organic finishing industry’s leading educational association. Visit CCAI’s Sports Caf?nd pick up a scorecard to be registered to win two tickets for professional sporting events.
Houghton International will be promoting its user-friendly iron phosphate, which operates at very low temperatures and produces less sludge than similar products. It has been tried and proven at dozens of user locations.
Bethel Engineering and Equipment Inc. will display photos and literature on its products. Bethel Engineering is a turnkey manufacturer of electrocoat and powder coating systems. It designs every job from the ground up with the customers’ needs and requests engineered into each system.
Pretreatment and Ovens
Therma-Tron-X is a manufacturer of complete electrocoating, powder and liquid coating systems, including custom-designed spray/immersion phosphating pretreatment and high efficiency ovens. PLC controlled systems feature high capacity power and free, I-beam monorail or patented SlideRail Square Transfer conveyors. Water and wastewater treatment equipment is available from TTX Environmental.
Electric IR Ovens
Fostoria Industries is exhibiting the latest in efficient, hi-heat, low-maintenance electric infrared oven systems that can provide greater throughput, reduced energy and equipment costs, and repeatable results in your paint and powder curing operations; or for water dry-off, de-hydrating or preheating applications.
PPI Modular Structures Inc. is a modular structures construction company that provides modular and premanufactured buildings. PPI manufactures environmental rooms, mezzanine structures, storage buildings, portables, classrooms, communications shelters, guardhouses, kiosks, mobile office trailers, smoking shelters and more.
PPI Modular Structures
DeFelsko Corp. is a manufacturer of coating thickness gages and inspection instruments, including the PosiTector 6000 and Positector 100 series of coating thickness gages. Also, featured are the PosiTest Adhesion Tester, PoisTector Dew Point Meter to measure and record climatic parameters and the new PosiTector Ultrasonic Thickness Gage for measuring remaining wall thickness.
Rack Hang Tooling
AP Conveyor specializes in part or rack hang tooling that can boost profits. Featured at Coating 2003 will be a scaled monorail utilizing the company’s Angle Pivot Tool, which allows parts or racks to be spaced within one or two inches of each other on lines with inclines and declines, and other products. Potential users will be offered a free trial on their production line of any of these tools.
Nortech Corp. will display and demonstrate compressed air powered industrial vacuum cleaners equipped for the coating industry. These vacuums use no electricity and have no moving parts, for long life and trouble-free service. They are supplied with accessories most often requested by the industry at a special package price.
Spray Systems Co. has added a new double clamp nozzle assembly to its Quick-Connect Nozzle System. The double clamp assembly features the same easy, no-tool installation of the single clamp, but the extra clamping force handles pressures up to 150 psi. The new assembly also features inlet designs that accommodate 21/32 and 9/16 drilled pipe.
Spraying Systems Co.
The Sheboygan Paint Co. supplies industrial liquid and powder coatings that are custom formulated to meet exact needs and requirements. Sheboygan Paint continues to expand upon multiple technology platforms for coating of wood, metal and plastic, enabling the supply of cost-effective, high-performance products and solutions.
Sheboygan Paint Co.
High Intensity Burners
Maxon Corp.’s RadMax burner delivers uniform, high-intensity radiant energy with radiant face temperatures from 1,050 to 1,650?F. No tools are required for routine burner maintenance due to the stainless steel tile retainer’s spring clip design. Simple, reliable ignition and flame detection are accomplished through the burner’s direct spark/flame sensing port.
Optimum Air Corp.’s patented no-heat technology dries waterborne coatings (paints, sealers, adhesives and water washes) fast and efficiently. The Rapid Dry unit will lower your energy costs while maintaining consistent dry times, regardless of the season. Our units are ideal for large heat sink products or sensitive substrates.
Optimum Air Corp.
Coating Process Control
Elcometer is an innovator in the field of inspection and physical test equipment. It specializes in the design and manufacture of a complete range of instrumentation and test methods for coating process control, providing a full range of products and services. Elcometer is fully accredited to the ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 standards.
PPG’s Greencell bio-oxidation technology for VOC and odor abatement can save 35% on capital costs and up to 60% on operational costs compared to thermal oxidation technologies. The environmentally friendly Greencell system provides high destruction efficiencies, produces no combustion by-products (NOx), and requires less maintenance than thermal systems.
Plaforization, the waterless room-temperature pretreatment process, cleans phosphates and seals metal surfaces in a single step. It creates no water or solid waste. Parts may be dipped or sprayed. Never change the bath. May be used for steel, galvanized aluminum, cast iron and most other metals.
Apollo Coating Technologies offers novel waterborne coatings technologies for plastic (PP, TPO, PVC, ABS, PC, polystyrene and PU), building materials coatings (floor care, antigraffiti, and traffic marking paints), industrial coatings (dipping primers, anticorrosion coatings and blue hammertone), automotive coatings, wood coatings and customer formulations.
Apollo Coating Technologies Inc.
SATA presents a new line of 14:1, 32:1 air-assisted airless and 3:1 or 3.5:1 low-pressure pumps. All versions are delivered with stainless-steel fluid passages and are modular with choice of mobile cart, floor stand, pail mount or wall mount. Options include dual gun connectors and high-pressure filter.
SATA Spray Equipment/ Dan-Am Co.
SVC will offer educational guides to vacuum coating processing, conference proceedings, DC-ROM; and other literature on membership, educational programs, 47th SVC Annual Technical Conference in Dallas. Vacuum coated samples will be displayed. Consultants will be available to answer questions.
Society of Vacuum Coaters
2-K Closed-Loop System
The Smart 2-K System is a complete two-component closed-loop ratio controller. Three operating modes allow closed-loop rate and ratio control of A & B components, ratio control of B slaved to A, or manual control of fluid pressure. Outputs provide alarm indication of ratio, flow and pot life. Each system has two flow meters, I/P converters, mix-manifold and flow-regulating valves.
Conveyor Brushes Reduce Rejects
The Mighty Lube enclosed track conveyor brushes clean the chain and the inside of the rail on enclosed track conveyors. The conveyor cleaners are easy to install and maintain. Major benefits include reduced rejects and improved grounding for better paint coverage. Models available for virtually all enclosed track conveyors.
The Nova Roller Coater and UVM UV Dryer for flat surfaces offers 100% transfer efficiency and instant curing. The company manufactures other finishing and sanding equipment (individual machines and systems) for flat, profile, and edge surfaces, including vacuum coaters, sanders, sprayers, robots, ovens, curtain coaters and material handling equipment.
Delle Vedove USA/Superfici USA
Handheld Thickness Instrument
The new Dualscope MP0R is an easy-to-use handheld instrument for measuring coatings on ferrous and nonferrous metal substrates. The MP0R features: integrated measurement probe with automatic substrate recognition; two screens so measurement values can be seen from any measurement position; radio transmission of data directly to a computer; and easy-to-use menu-driven operation.
Fischer Technology Inc.
Lubrication and Cleaning
Lubriquip is a manufacturer of automatic precision conveyor lubrication and cleaning equipment sold under the OPCO brand name. Lubriquip also markets specialty WearMaster brand lubricants.
Racking and Holding Parts
See how the right design of hooks make the difference in density, quality, quantity, blemish and control. Racking parts vs. hooking utilizes the best of money, time, paint and space on a line. Talk to the original designers of the “Magic Rack” crossbar.
“Magic Rack”/Production Plus Corp.
Parts Cleaning Oven
Guspro will display a GO Series Oven, which is used for safe, effective cleaning of hooks, racks, fixtures and reject parts. GO ovens will improve productivity, improve coating quality and reduce rejects. GO ovens will also eliminate chemical waste disposal and liability problems. Powerful, heavy-duty oxidizers eliminate hydrocarbon emissions.
Guspro • 888-648-7776
ACT Laboratories has an extensive facility for providing test panels and testing services. Capabilities include fabrication of test panels from a wide variety of metals and plastics, application of pretreatments and paint-testing services, including performance of paint, plastic, textiles and metals.
Powder Coating Consultants
Division of Ninan Inc.
1529 Laurel Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
The National Association of Metal Finishers is the industry association representing hundreds of independent member surface finishing firms and their suppliers in the United States and abroad. Its purpose is to advance, protect and perpetuate the surface finishing industry and develop the highest standards of service, quality and conduct.
Low-VOC Paints and Coatings
Delta Coatings offers “low-VOC” and “HAPs-free” paints and coatings for the OEM, coil coating and general industrial markets it serves. In addition, Delta also provides some of the highest quality waterborne air-dry and bake enamels in the industry.
Delta Coatings Corp.
The Webmaster E-Series Finishing System Controller is designed to provide reliable automation for finishing systems. In addition, a digital communications package allows for changing set points, manually activate or deactivate pumps and valves, upgrade software and receive reports or alarms from any PC that has Internet access.
Cincinnati Industrial Machinery is a full-service manufacturer of turnkey finishing systems specializing in the design and installation of high-volume cleaning and surface preparation machinery, ovens, material-handling systems, application equipment and other specialty machinery.
Cincinnati Industrial Machinery
Steelman has been a leader in high-quality, industrial ovens for almost 60 years. Its process ovens are for curing, preheating, drying, etc. Its burn-off ovens clean hooks, racks or metal parts both safely and quickly.
Steelman Industries Inc.
CCI Thermal’s QuikCoil infrared oven provides even, consistent heat. It also keeps costs down with convenient maintenance access and ease of operation. Custom engineering and a variety of available wattages make the QuikCoil oven a good fit for companies.
CCI Thermal Technologies Inc.
The Vorti-Siv Division of MM Industries will display models of its range of gyratory inline and offline sieves for powder coating separation and reclamation. Highlighted is its model RVM-15E center or side-discharge sieves. These portable air or electric-driven models are available in 12-inch and 36-inch screen diameter and utilize only three stainless-steel product contact parts for quick color cleanup or changeover.
3-D UV Cure System
The Prime UV 3-D cure system allows finishers to provide UV coatings with superior abrasion resistance and durability. The system allows production times to be cut as much as 80% due to the immediate and instant cure feature of UV coating. Additional benefits to adding the system are the elimination of harmful VOCs in the coating line and both the space savings and the financial savings of a UV curing system.
Prime UV Systems
Paint Pockets Green overspray filter is specially engineered to filter liquid and powder coating overspray in industrial and automotive applications. It’s designed to replace expanded paper, fiberglass and flat polyester filters. Switching to Paint Pockets Green can produce high efficiency, long life and cost savings.
Paint Pockets Co.
Full-Service Metal Finishing
Fort Wayne Anodizing is a full-service metal-finishing company specializing in Chromate Conversion, Type III Hardcoat Anodizing, Hardcoat anodizing with Teflon, Type II anodizing, color anodizing, casting impregnation and MetaBrite, with the lines to accommodate high-volume or job-shop needs.
Fort Wayne Anodizing
Since newspapers, cans and bottles can be recycled, why not paint? Since 1997, the firm of Range & Heine GmbH has been developing and installing a product called Coolac, which makes paint recycling a reality. Nutro Corp. is now the exclusive licensee of this patented process in North America and Brazil.
Touch-up Paint for OEMs
Custom-Pak Products is a leading manufacturer of exact-match touch-up paint to match OEM finishes packaged in aerosol cans, brush-in-lid bottles and paint marking pens.
Custom-Pak Products Inc.
Quick-Change Spray Nozzles
Uni-Spray Systems continues to be an industry leader in the development of spray nozzle technology for pretreatment systems. The company will show its extended line of “Quick Change” nozzle tips. These versatile tips allow for fast changeover for cleaning while maintaining alignment for critical spray pattern control.
The Electrocoat Association will exhibit parts and products finished with electrocoating, literature explaining the process, and the Electrocoating Book. Industry experts will be available for questions.
The Electrocoat Association
UV Curing Equipment
American Ultraviolet has a complete line of UV retrofit systems for existing systems with or without shutters, as well as custom design systems, multiple lamps and safety equipment. Also available are 400 to 600 watts per inch mercury and metal additive curing lamps.
American Ultraviolet Co.
Medium Pressure Spraying
Medium pressure technology is a new air spray technology that is the optimal point between conventional and HVLP air spray. Medium pressure technology delivers a transfer efficiency of up to 71% with the high-quality finish of conventional air spray. It is available in a wide range of automatic and manual spray guns.
Walther Pilot North America
Guertin Bros. Coatings will be exhibiting its latest generation of isocyanate-free polyester/acrylic urethanes. They are high-solids, VOC-compliant, HAPs-free coating systems that are very competitive based on applied costs. The systems are user-friendly and possess excellent physical properties for coverage, color and gloss retention, flexibility and cure.
Guertin Bros. Coatings and Sealants
Three l Engineering will display its engineering designs for powder coating finishing equipment, as well as a three-dimensional computerized fly-through of a powder coating finishing system.
Three l Engineering Inc.
Powder Coating Institute
The Powder Coating Institute offers information on suppliers of powder coating materials, equipment and related industry services, and educational materials on the benefits of powder coating and the powder coating finishing process.
Powder Coating Institute
Ruwac Industrial Vacuums will be showcasing model WS2220, a portable vacuum for the remediation of powder coatings with state-of-the-art filtration. Ruwac’s primary oversized filter is 99.9% efficient @0.5 micron, eliminating the hazards of premature filter clogging and messy filter changes. The vacuum is virtually maintenance free and its user-friendly characteristics will increase productivity.
Ruwac Industrial Vacuums
UV Integrating Radiometer
EIT’s Instrument Markets group designs and manufactures a complete line of UV measurement instruments, including UV radiometers and online UV lamp monitors. Radiometers provide UV energy density in joules/cm2 (dosage) and peak UV irradiance in watts/cm2. Online UV lamp monitors track UV bulb degradation as a percentage of original output.
High-Temp Masking Products
Caplugs has created a new line of high-temperature masking products to protect the industry’s most unusual-shaped ports, threads and bolts during harsh finishing processes. Caplugs’ silicone, high-temperature vinyl, paper and polyester products offer reliable protection in the most extreme conditions with temperature resistance ranging up to 600°F.
HVLP Turbine Finishing System
Can-Am’s Turbo Coatair HVLP turbine-powered finishing system will be on display showing all equipment updates plus three new unique spray guns. One is designed to spray inside tubular surfaces, the second is a new hand-spray cup gun, and the third is a pencil gun design for penetrating small openings that sprays at a 45-degree angle.
The BioClean biological cleaners and cleaner phosphates use microbial action to digest oils and greases, rejuvenating the process solutions and avoiding the necessity of dumping spent materials. The BioClean processes are fully automated and they are widely used to prepare metals for painting, powder coating, electrocoating and plating.
Aluminum Anodizers Council
The Aluminum Anodizers Council is the international trade association for the aluminum anodizing industry. Its mission is to promote the use of anodized aluminum worldwide.
Jervis B. Webb Co. I-Beam or enclosed track conveyors include both continuous flow and power-and-free systems that are used extensively in paint and powder coating systems. The continuous flow conveyor is a means to transport parts through high-volume and basic powder coating operations. Power-and-free conveyors feature on-line accumulation, variable chain speeds and switching capabilities that allow routing of loads to different destinations.
Jervis B. Webb Co.
Thin-Film UV Coatings
Prime Coatings has developed a line of UV coatings that provide durable thin films for plastics, tough thick films for wood and sealer/topcoat systems for carbon fiber. These systems offer excellent adhesion and are available in a wide range of colors and effects.
Oven Insight Software provides several new and easy features: Wizards for fast setup; out-of-tolerance alarms; telemetry; cure prediction with different oven settings; multiple paqfile views and overlays; and notification for logger recalibration. The Download Plus feature runs, saves, analyzes, displays and prints reports, all with a single click.
Polished Silver Liquid Coatings
The QuickSilver line of liquid coatings simulates polished silver but is spray-applied with conventional equipment. Quicksilver offers an alternative to vacuum metalizing and plating. Formulated to adhere to glass, wood, metal and plastic, and available in low-VOC, airdry or bake vehicles.
G.J. Nikolas Co.
E-coat Power Supplies
From simple, manually controlled units for lab or prototype requirements to sophisticated, multistation, PLC-controlled systems, air or liquid cooled, Dynapower and Rapid feature equipment of the highest quality and reliability.