AkzoNobel Provides Coatings for Large Offshore Wind Farm

Hornsea 2, which is set to be the world’s largest wind farm, will be operational in mid-2022. All 165 of its 8MW wind turbines feature a coating from AkzoNobel.

Bumax Provides Maintenance-Free Fasteners to Marine Turbine

In a pilot program, Bumax 88 fasteners reportedly suffered no corrosion, wear or galling after two years of operation in extreme conditions.

Dynapower Expands Commitment to Sustainability

Dynapower leverages clean energy focus to better serve metal finishing customer base.

Liquid Coating

One-Coat Protection for Offshore Wind Turbines

Acotec’s Humidur WF22 is designed to deliver durable protection against aggressive humidity and seawater exposure.


Process Technology Launches DTX Series Power Supplies

The company’s DTX series offers accurate, ultra-low ripple DC power and reduces downtime, waste and energy consumption.

Powder Coating

Innovakote Receives Grant to Promote Recycling Powder Coating

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced the award of $273,000 to Innovakote toward recycling 5 million lbs. of excess powder coating discarded each year in West Michigan.

Hexcel HexPly XF Streamlines Wind Blade Shell Manufacturing

Hexcel’s HexPly XF surface technology eliminates liquid chemicals and reduces the frequency of surface defects in the wind blade shell manufacturing process.

Infrared Boost Oven Offers Energy Savings, Improved Efficiency

David Weisman LLC has introduced its latest Fast Response Electric Infrared Boost Oven System design.

Brown and Caldwell Names Director of Client Services

Samir Davé has joined Brown and Caldwell as a senior director of client services for industrial water services in the energy and chemicals sector.


Veolia Water Technologies Helps Optimize Resources

Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to industry sustainability.

Powder Coating

Using Alternatives in Pretreatment Baths for Degreasing

Effective cleaning at low, even ambient temperatures, is possible, says Atotech’s Brandon Lloyd, and creates a safer work environment and reduces energy demands.

Powder Coating

Col-Met AutoSeal Door Saves Energy

Batch oven roll-up door also designed for safety, maintenance and space savings.

Powder Coating

Col-Met Makes LED Lighting Standard in Spray Booths

The LEDs are available for both liquid and powder booths, offering more energy efficiency and providing more vibrant, truer color.

Mechanical Finishing

Sweco Finishing Mills Provide 3D Motion

Vibro-energy finishing mills have compressive scrubbing action that cleans, deburrs, rounds sharp corners and smooths out surface impressions. 

Powder Coating

DuBois' DuraLink Minimizes Pretreatment Floor Space

Product line designed to help eliminate phosphates and reduce energy costs while improving coating system performance.

IntelliFinishing Coating Systems Offer Flexibility, Smaller Footprint

Systems include friction-driven conveyors, energy-efficient washers and ovens, easy-to-use smart controls, liquid and powder booths, platforms and more.


Hendor D13 Vertical Pump Reduces Energy Consumption

Hender-PE’s line of pumps and filtration systems includes the D13 series of sealless, bearingless vertical pumps.


Composite Electroless Nickel Coatings for the Wind Energy Industry

The ability to tailor CEN coatings with an array of synergistic particles makes these coatings uniquely beneficial for applications in the wind energy industry.

Energy Coatings Get Big Lift

The March issue of Products Finishing takes a look at coatings for the energy sector, specifically for wind energy. Surface Technology’s Michael Feldstein takes a deep look at composite electroless nickel finishes.


Firearms and Flatware Feed Silvex’s Growing Electroplating Operation

It’s obvious that Silvex specializes in silver, but its processes also reach into the defense, aerospace, power generation and medical industries.

Liquid Coating

PPG to Acquire Global Coatings Manufacturer Whitford Worldwide

Whitford specializes in manufacturing low-friction, wear-resistant coatings for industrial applications in automotive, aerospace, energy and construction products.

Parts Cleaning

Eductors Enable Smaller Pumps to Circulate Large Volumes

Bex says its eductors take advantage of the surrounding liquid to create a high-velocity flow yield at the diffuser, circulating as much as five times the pump output with a discharge plume broader than the jet from a solid stream nozzle of equivalent energy.

Powder Coating

Finishing Systems Offer Energy-, Cost-Savings Features

General Fabrications Corp.’s finishing systems feature variable frequency drives for washer pumps coupled with pressure transducers for the changing of spray pressure.


Asterion Adds Technical Sales Engineer for Ohio, Kentucky

Heather Lemieux has a diverse background in technology and customer service, including five years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

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