SSAB Laminated Steel AB now presents two types of PVC-free alternatives, called Dobel 2000 and Dobel 2005.
Dobel 2000 is steel sheet, painted with a thin layer of Polyest er paint laminated with a printed polyester film and thus both light and PVC-free.
While being competitive in price and, at the same time, twice as thick as comparable coatings, it gives, on the other hand, a limited range of varieties in appearance and is, in first place, suitable for large areas since the minimum quantity for this product is rather high.
Also to bear in mind is the fact that a painted surface cannot be repaired.
Just launched at SMM 2004 in Hamburg is the new Dobel 2005. The base material is hot-dip galvanized steel, laminated with a 130 microns thick new type of PVC-free flame retardant HMP film (Highly Modified Polyester). With equally high scratch resistance as for the traditional Dobel F105 and fully repairable, the new Dobel 2005 is similar in appearance to the Dobel F105 with an equally wide range of substrate choice and colours.
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the metal's film forming. Electrocatalytic manufactures all the components of its Capac systems. Each Capac system is tailored for the individual user's requirements. For military applications with 7 to 10 year drydock intervals, specified capacity exceeds 100mA/ m2. Commercial applications
On the heels of success in Washington, D.C., the SNAME Annual Meeting & International Maritime Exhibition is set to expand to 200 booths and is scheduled for October 20-21 in Houston, Texas. Watch these pages in the coming months for new developments regarding this crucial maritime event, or visit www.
Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd. of Japan recently introduced a new family of self-polishing, antifouling hull coatings. These new products are based on the formulation technology of the company's AF-SEAFLO Z-100 self-polishing antifouling paint that was developed five years ago and is now in service on
Texas Instruments has developed a platinum-clad niobium material that has been demonstrated to provide excellent protection for steel structures exposed to corrosive conditions such as underwater (both sea and fresh water) or underground environments. The material works in an impressed current
components. The coating was developed under the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Science and Technology (S&T) Affordability Initiative and the DoD Dual Use S&T Program. The new coating is a nanostructured version of a widely used conventional alumina-titania ceramic composite. It is applied by an
. Imron allows hosedowns for easy cleaning without damage. Other products in the Du Pont Marine Finishes line are: Ganacin single- and dual-package, zincrich coatings; Corlar dual-build epoxy enamels; and Dulux metal protective and machinery enamel. For additional information on Du
—Literature Available Hempel's Marine Paints, the worldwide supplier of coating systems to the marine industry, has published a free six-page brochure on Combic, a new product recently added to its range of antifouling products. Combic is an intermediate solution positioned between traditional low-cost
A new epoxy polyamide coating with the corrosion resistance of coal tar epoxy, but without its application or toxicity problems, has been introduced recently by Devoe/Prufcoat, Devoe & Raynolds Co., a division of Grow Group, Inc. Known as CHEM-TAR™ High Build Epoxy Coating, it may be applied
Luminous Technologies Ltd. has, after 12 years of research, developed an optically active additive (OAA) that when introduced into an existing coating formulation enables easier inspection during application and through life of the coating — without degrading the performance of the existing coating
—Free Literature Available— Offering new tank coating technology that greatly extends the operational flexibility of ship owners and operators—thereby enabling maximum flexibility of cargo carriage— International Paint is moving toward consolidating itself as a market leader in marine tank coatings f
The Farboil Company of Baltimore, Md., has published a directory of their marine coating systems and a directory of their products. Both publications are available from the company without charge. The directory of marine coating systems offers some insight into the protective coatings produced
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