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JAN 2019

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90 JANUARY 2019 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Send information and photos (transparencies, prints, or high-res JPG digital files at 300dpi) to Editor, CoatingsPro Magazine, 4501 Mission Bay Dr., Ste. 2G, San Diego, CA 92109 or by e-mail with attachments to news@coatingspromag.com New Wet/Dry Vacuum for Heavy-Duty Dust Extraction e new GAS20-17AH Wet/ Dry Dust Extractor from Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is an indus- trial-grade vacuum with 300 CFM (8.5 m3/min.) of capac- ity to filter dust, coarse dirt, and liquids. It boasts a 17-gallon (64.4 L) capacity and automatic filter cleaning with a high-ef- ficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter to help users move toward compli- ance with silica dust regulations. e vacuum's auto-filter-clean system activates every 15 seconds, and the HEPA filter captures 99.97 percent of particles at 0.3 microns (0.01 mils) and larger. e dust extractor features a 17.5-A motor, enabling extraction for heav y-duty applications. is includes concrete cutting and surface grinding with larger 7-inch (17.8 cm) and 9-inch (22.9 cm) grinders and up to 12-inch (30.5 cm) cut-off tools. For more information, contact: Bosch, (877) 267-2499, www.boschtools.com Axalta Launches New Global Protective Coatings Brand A xalta Coating Systems announced the worldwide launch of its new protective coatings brand, Corroless. e portfolio consists of the manufacturer's most durable products, engineered to provide long-term chemical and corrosion resis- tance to iron and steel substrates while remaining cost effective. "e portfolio contains products that have become a staple among customers that require the utmost protection and battle the harshest of environments," said A lfredo Villalobos, global director for A xalta's oil and gas segment. "We are excited to launch these innovative technologies that will result in a world-class protec- tive coatings portfolio designed to keep customers competitive." A ll products in the portfolio are tested to demanding standards by independent, national, and international authorities. For more information, contact: A xalta, (855) 547-1461, www.axaltacs.com Fast-Curing Coating Provides Extended Fire Protection Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has introduced FIRETEX FX6002, an intumescent coating that is durable for up to 20 years in most environments. In addition to its fire protection capabilities, this durable coating is also fast curing — with hard dry and handling times that can last as little as an hour — and can be used without a topcoat. As a result, the product "can offer a broader range of benefits and options than ever before, whether you're an architect, a developer, or an applicator," said Bob Glendenning, global fire engineering manager. e technology allows for steelwork to be transported within hours and with vastly reduced damage on the paint job. Moreover, the coating reduces the required film thickness. For more information, contact: Sherwin-Williams, (800) 524-5979, protective.sherwin-williams.com Abrasion-Resistant Polyurethane Overcoat for Pipelines Chemline, Inc. is offering Chemline 2265 ARO, an abrasion-resistant overcoat with extra protection for its standard 2265 direct-to-metal polyurethane coating. Using propri- etary polymer technology, it provides a nearly impenetrable membrane as a sacrificial second layer designed to defend a primary pipeline coating from impact and rock damage during push/pull operations in horizontal directionally drilled installations, such as road and river crossings. ARO also maintains flexibility, allowing use on bends, fittings, and fabrication when severe handling or rough terrain persist. ARO is formulated without abrasive fillers, which can rapidly erode spray gun modules and clog proportion- ing unit filters. ARO bonds to Chemline 2265 and forms a resistant outer shell at more than 60 mils (1,524.0 microns) of thickness. For more information, contact: Chemline, (314) 254-2722, www.chemline.net Handheld Thermal Imagers for Commercial Trade Users Seek ermal announced its Seek Shot and Seek ShotPRO as two powerful handheld thermal cameras built for commercial trade professionals. A previously cost-prohibitive technology, thermal imaging is becoming widely adopted by home and building profes- sionals. As such, Seek has pioneered the next generation of thermal imaging devices, sized and priced for every toolbox. ermal imaging cameras detect heat, otherwise invisible to the human eye, which can be indicative of serious and costly problems and ineffi- ciencies around a home or building. e technology allows professionals to identify leaks, electrical shorts, mechanical faults, and energy loss as a way of assessing a structure's health in a nondestructive manner. For more information, contact: Seek ermal, (508) 527-3312, www.thermal.com Advanced Thin-Film Intumescent Coating Jotun's new SteelMaster 600WF, an advanced thin-film intumescent New & Noteworthy

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