Building on the industry-proven Globic and Dynamic range of antifouling systems, leading marine coatings manufacturer Hempel recently announced the launch of two new antifouling products for dry-dockings and new buildings which deliver fuel savings of up to 3 per cent and provide added flexibility to shipowners and yards.
BAYER MaterialScience has developed a unique technology for coating plastic parts on automobiles at low temperatures. Bumpers, mirror housings, spoilers, tailgates and roof modules are finished with their outer clearcoat at an energy- and cost-efficient temperature of just 80 °C.
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business highlighted new products during preview days at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit’s Cobo Centre last month.
BASF has announced the commercial launch of PremAir NXT, a next-generation direct ozone reduction (DOR) catalytic coating technology that can help automakers meet new US Tier 3 and California LEV III emissions reduction requirements.