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JAN 2018

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16 JANUARY 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM in innovation and design of protec- tive gloves made with DuPont Kevlar fiber, the awards give official licensees of the Kevlar brand the opportunity to showcase their advanced designs. Winners included Ansell for its HyFlex 11-542, a lightweight glove; Protective Industrial Products (PIP) for its Smart-Fit sleeves; SHOWA for its glove utilizing grip technology to allow for stronger grip in oily and wet conditions; Superior Glove Works for its cut-resistant glove offering cut protection in an 18-gage design; and Youngstown Glove Co. for its FR Rain Glove, a flame-resistant and waterproof leather glove. For more information, contact: DuPont Protection Solutions, (804) 383-2049, Flowfresh Renews HACCP International Certification e ultra-hygienic polyurethane flooring range Flowfresh from global resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group, Ltd. has successfully achieved Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) International certi- fication for the second time, with Flowfresh Cove included in the accred- ited collection for the first time. e HACCP International certification and endorsement process supports organizations who have achieved food safety excellence in non-food products or materials. is certification comes just over a decade since Flowcrete first combined the silver-ion based antibac- terial agent Polygiene with a robust polyurethane coating, creating a go-to flooring choice for the food and bever- age industry. Without an adequate finish underfoot, food and beverage plants are vulnerable to a long list of unwanted costs and problems, the company said. For more information, contact: Flowcrete, (936) 539-6700, New Guide Specifications for Fluoropolymer Coatings Arkema's technical polymers business has published new guide specifications on its field-applied fluoropolymer coatings for cool roof and façade resto- ration applications. e two guide documents are prepared according to the Construction Specifier Institute's (CSI) SectionFormat to simplify the selection and specification processes for the company's high-performance Kynar Aquatec PVDF (poly vinylidene fluoride) emulsion-based architec- tural coatings. ese emulsions are used to make premium water-borne architectural coatings, which provide similar long-lasting durability and extreme weatherability properties as Kynar 500 resin-based coatings — but in an easy-to-apply, water-borne form. ey resist dirt and mildew, provide excellent cool roofing proper- ties, and can be applied to numerous substrates. For more information, contact: Arkema, (610) 205-7000, CP Industry Briefs Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a m /i n q0118

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