With this expansion, the company now provides regulatory automation for the three largest chemical industry markets in the world – the United States, China, and the European Union; Japan is scheduled for 2024.
At a time when every drop of coating material and workforce resource is precious, cutting back on material waste and operational inefficiencies is vital to the continued success of any coating operation. New advancements in coating technologies make that possible.
The Fastfeed PLC offers mechanical advantages including rapid incorporation and wetting out of powder ingredients, coupled with a host of automation advantages such as ergonomic touchscreen operation, recipe storage, monitoring job stats, remote capability for maintenance or updates, and one-touch CIP mode.
Innovation continues at a great pace in the area of plating automation. The latest development comes in the form of a fully portable automated electroplating system, able to be moved directly to a specific component for in situ plating.
A mechanical engineering company that produces hydraulic cylinders recently automated parts of its coatings process. Up until now, surface coating of the cylinders, crucial for robust corrosion protection, was done manually. The company invested approximately 4 million euros in the construction of a new production hall, including an innovative liquid coating system with application, dosing and mixing technology.
The payoffs could be substantial if you’re thinking about designing a robotic paint booth for use in the automotive manufacturing sector. Adding robots into the workflow could lead to greater efficiency, better overall quality, and more. This technology can also increase a facility’s scalability, which is good news if an automaker struggles with frequent demand fluctuations.