The restoration of British speedboat racer Donald Campbell's Bluebird, a record-breaking hydroplane, has been ongoing since the wreckage of the vessel was recovered in 2001, but it was only when the iconic blue paint was applied that the famous Bluebird really came back to life.
To commemorate its 75th anniversary, Jeep rolled out Anniversary Special Edition models of several vehicles. Exclusive details included distinct vehicle colors and trim packages on the 2016 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited fleet. The specialized bronze-colored trim package along with off-road bumpers are painted and protected with TCI Powder Coatings.
Ever since Henry Ford in 1909 offered the Model T in “any color you want – as long as it’s black,” paint has been an important consideration for manufacturers. Ford opted to limit consumer choices in order to support the efficient production of as many vehicles as possible.
Jotun has analyzed the first-ever five-year dry-docking of a vessel treated with its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) system. The data revealed that Gearbulk’s Penguin Arrow, coated with Jotun’s SeaQuantum X200 in September 2010, recorded an estimated fuel saving and CO2 emission reduction of $1.5million and 12,055 tonnes respectively, across the 60-month period.
PPG announced that three projects finished with PPG protective and marine coatings products were recognized by the Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC) at its annual Structure Awards ceremony, during the SSPC Annual Conference and Exhibition in Tampa, Florida.
When a major American automotive manufacturer faced changing production demands, excessive waste and difficult controls in its paint shop sealant dispense system, the company looked to Supply Systems from Graco® Inc. for a solution.
Waterproofing plays an extremely important role in protecting every aspect of a structure's construction. Knowing which waterproofing coverage to specify for a particular structure is more than just a science; it is an art form.
March is our European Coatings Show issue. Articles feature new soy-based technology for sustainable, high-performance products, the impact of Significant New Use Rules, success strategies for new product development, and peelable anti-corrosion coatings.