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Automotive Finishing

CAE Ransohoff QS 9000 Registered – CAE Ransohoff Inc

CAE Ransohoff QS 9000 Registered – CAE Ransohoff Inc – Brief Article CAE Ransohoff’s headquarters and manufacturing facility has achieved certification to the QS 9000TE global automotive quality standard. To earn this recognition, the company has implemented a quality operating system that has been audited and registered. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gardner Publications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale […]

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Automotive Finishing

Nederman Unveils Web Site – News & Notes

Nederman Unveils Web Site – News & Notes – Brief Article Nederman, Inc., Westland, MI, has unveiled its web site at www.nedermanusa.com. The site contains the company’s product specifications, brochures, engineering data, case studies and spare parts lists. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gardner Publications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group

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Automotive Finishing

Treatments for Automated Production Processes

Treatments for Automated Production Processes – Brief Article The company covers a range of products for every phase of the automotive production process from stamping lubricants and organic coatings to pretreatment of vehicle bodies, pillar fillers and structural reinforcement; high-tech structural adhesives; high-resistance underbody and acoustic coatings; modem glazing systems; paint overspray treatment and cleaners, […]

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Automotive Finishing

Industrial MRO Products – Maintenance, Repairs, Operating

Industrial MRO Products – Maintenance, Repairs, Operating – Brief Article The 90-page catalog features industrial MRO paints, sealants, applicators and specialty chemicals. It contains a color selection guide for over 350 different industrial paint colors. Application information, such as product comparison tables and product characteristics charts, help the readers determine the best solutions for their […]

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Automotive Finishing

BetzDearborn Plant Achieves QS 9000 Registration – BetzDearborn MPG Group

BetzDearborn Plant Achieves QS 9000 Registration – BetzDearborn MPG Group – Brief Article BetzDearborn’s New Philadelphia, OH, chemical specialties plant has achieved QS 9000 registration for four of its products used by the automotive industry in finishing applications. The registered products are Permatreat[R] 435 clean and passivate treatment and AquaShed[R] 686B, Aqua-Shed[R] 687S and Aqua-Shed[R] […]

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Automotive Finishing

Demand for U.S. Automotive Coatings, Sealants and Adhesives Increases – News & Notes

Demand for U.S. Automotive Coatings, Sealants and Adhesives Increases – News & Notes – Brief Article According to a study by the Freedonia Group Inc., demand for automotive coatings, sealants and adhesives in the U.S. is forecast to rise 2.4%/yr to 2.3 billion lb in 2005, with market value projected to reach $6.8 billion over […]

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Automotive Finishing

Paint Racks

Paint Racks – Brief Article The Magic Rack II is durable and versatile with a design that allows for quick change of crossbars and/or hooks without the hassle of stopping to clean while keeping electrostatic ground. The crossbar covers and protects the hooks and maintains ground at three points on the hooks. Entire racks, instead […]

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Automotive Finishing

How Clean Are Paint Shop Cleanrooms?

How Clean Are Paint Shop Cleanrooms? – finishing technique S. Thomas Boyce Although great strides have been made in paint shop cleanrooms, there are still major opportunities to improve their cleanliness, especially with improvements in the design and construction of the paint circulation and supply systems… During the past 15 years, the automotive industry has […]

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Automotive Finishing

Hand-Held Coating Thickness Instruments – the Isoscope® MPOD, Permascope® MP0D and Dualscope® MP0D

Hand-Held Coating Thickness Instruments – the Isoscope® MPOD, Permascope® MP0D and Dualscope® MP0D – Brief Article The MP0D family of hand-held coating thickness gages is available in three models–the Isoscope[R] MPOD, Permascope[R] MP0D and Dualscope[R] MP0D. The Isoscope uses the eddy current method of measurement and is used to measure non-conductive coatings on non-ferrous metals […]

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Automotive Finishing

Corrosion Inhibitors

Corrosion Inhibitors – Brief Article These environmentally friendly water soluble rust inhibitors are for “in-house” protection against corrosion. These four products are non-oily, non-measurable films that preserve the original luster or brightness of the metal surface. All are used at economical, low concentrations–typically 1-5% by volume. They can be heated slightly to facilitate drying if […]