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IPCM n. 66, Vol. XI, 2020
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Editorial
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Editor's letter
by Venturi Alessia / ipcm
ipcm in review
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08-09
September and October in review
by Pennati Barbara / ipcm
Brand New
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10
Fastrip T5: The Versatile and Sturdy Paint Stripping System by ALIT Technologies
by ipcm / ipcm
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AkzoNobel To Build a State-of-the-art, Fully Automated Powder Coatings Plant in Taiwan
by ipcm / ipcm
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Stardust Powder Coatings Develops First Antiviral Powder Coating Against Human Coronavirus
by ipcm / ipcm
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CEPE Appoints New Chairman and Welcomes New Board Members
by ipcm / CEPE
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Peerless' Tests Against NL63 Human Coronavirus Show Positive Results
by ipcm / ipcm
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Axalta Presents Alesta AP QualiSteel for the Coating of Galvanized Steel
by ipcm / ipcm
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AkzoNobel To Acquire Industrias Titan's Decorative Paints Business
by ipcm / ipcm
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b+m Acquires Service of the Eisenmann Business Division "Application Technology"
by ipcm / ipcm
Innovations: Present & Future
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Adapta HCR, Invisible Protection: The Best Anti-Graffiti Powder Coating Available on the Market
by Venturi Alessia / ipcm
Brand New
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Novel Silver Metallics for Autonomous Driving
by ipcm / ipcm
Highlights of the Month
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26-27
BASF Releases CODE-X, its 2020-2021 Automotive Color Trends Collection
by Basf's Coatings Division / BASF's Coatings Division
Brand New
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WAGNER Launches WAGNER Service App
by ipcm / ipcm
Market Close Up
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30-32
Positive Post-Pandemic and Post-Brexit Perspectives of the British Coatings Sector
by Tom Bowtell / British Coatings Federation
Highlights of the Month
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34-37
New Graco Finishing Equipment and Accessories
by Philippe Godbil / Graco Distribution BV
Focus on Technology
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38-44
Budchem: The Completely Automated Coating of Plastic Car Components through an Articulated Robot Opens the Future to New Finishing Projects
by Venturi Alessia / ipcm
Innovations: Present & Future
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46-47
Advancements in Near Neutral pH Descaling
by Brandon Lloyd / Atotech Deutschland GmbH
Focus on Technology
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48-54
Infrared RHT Gas Burners for the Complete Curing of Coatings: A Unique Application in Europe
by Venturi Alessia / ipcm
Innovations: Present & Future
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56-59
Pulvercoat®: The Key to Switching from Liquid to Powder Coatings for Finishing Pre-Assembled, Heat-Sensitive Workpieces Pulverit
by Bellucco Francesco / Pulverit Spa
Brand New
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The Next Generation in Orange Peel Measurement
by ipcm / ipcm
Innovations: Present & Future
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Guardian AM: Stardust's Answer to The Current Need to Guarantee Surfaces that Are Also Protected Against Microbial Agents
by Stardust Powder Coatings / Stardust Powder Coatings
Focus on Technology
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66-74
Creativity at the Service of Technology to Design a Highly Versatile, Compact System for the PVD Coating of Fashion Accessories
by Fumagalli Monica / ipcm
Highlights of the Month
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76-77
Simple as a Powder Application!
by Marie-Anne Guilldou / SAMES KREMLIN
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78-80
For.Tec., the Sustainable Pyrolysis Specialist
by Edoardo Belgrano / For.Tec. Srl
Focus on Technology
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82-92
Zanardo Spa: The Best of Process, Product, and Digital Technologies for a New Cataphoresis and Powder Finishing Line Devoted to Electrical Cabinets
by Venturi Alessia / ipcm
Innovations: Present & Future
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94-96
Line-Met: The New, Revolutionary Concept of Metallising Plants Created by Arzuffi Srl
by Danilo Arzuffi / Arzuffi Srl
Highlights of the Month
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98-102
From Metalwork to R&D for the Construction of Coating Plants: The Successful Path of Montagna Srl
by Venturi Alessia / Montagna Srl
Focus on Technology
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106-110
Resilient Contracting: VP Verniciatura Continues to Invest and Relies on Pre-Treatment Nanotechnology to Obtain International Quality Certifications
by Fumagalli Monica / ipcm
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112-120
Athena's New Waste Water Treatment Plant Cancels the Anthropic Impact of the Chemical Nickel Plating of Engine Cylinders
by Fumagalli Monica / ipcm
Highlights of the Month
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122-124
KUBE: The Digitalisation of Coating Processes Becomes Reality
by ipcm / ipcm
Focus on Technology
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126-131
Italian Technology for the Semi-Automatic Powder Coating Installation with a High Throughput Installed at Zürn Harvesting
by Venturi Alessia / ipcm
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132-136
The Importance of Shot Blasting in the Treatment of Machinery Components Subjected to High Stress: The Choice of Carantini
by Fumagalli Marta / ipcm
Success Stories
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138-139
GEINSA Supplies Cochet with a Surface Treatment Line for Powder Coating
by ipcm / ipcm
Analisis
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140-146
Streparava: Sustainability and Application Ecotechnology for the Low-Environmental Impact Coating of 4x4 Axles
by Fumagalli Monica / ipcm
Success Stories
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148-150
Top Quality Pretreatment for Trailer Chassis
by ipcm / ipcm
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152-154
Oltrogge: A Partner for Heavy-Duty Challenges
by ipcm / ipcm
Brand New
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Reinhardt Developed a Multivariable Coating System
by ipcm / ipcm
Focus on Technology
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158-162
Formas Descanso: Automatic Powder Coating of Healthcare Beds to Improve Competitiveness and Profitability
by Venturi Alessia / ipcm
Innovations: Present & Future
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164-167
Walther Trowal Develops AM Post Process Machines
by Maximilian Beien / Walther Trowal GmbH & Co. KG
Highlights of the Month
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168-172
Whatever it Takes!
by Antonelli Adriano / IBIX Srl
Innovations: Present & Future
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174-184
Coating Process Digitalization Thanks to a New SprayVision Technology
by Petr Jahn / SprayVision s.r.o.
Focus on Technology
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178-181
Into the Future with Zero Emissions
by Zanner Oliver / Emil Frei GmbH & Co. KG
Highlights of the Month
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182-183
SAT Presents its Vertical Lab
by ipcm / ipcm
Innovations: Present & Future
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184-187
Excellent Corrosion Protection and High-Performing Paint Adhesion
by Sebastian Etschel, Peter Volk and Torsten Koerner / SurTec International GmbH
Focus on Technology
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188-192
From Office Furniture to School Desk Components, the Growth of Etra Through Management 4.0
by Stucchi Francesco / ipcm
Art Within Surfaces
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195-196
Unique Raku Ceramics Through Non-Repeatable Colour Effects
by ipcm / ipcm
Specialized Training
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198-200
The Future of Vocational Training for Coating Operators
by ipcm / ipcm
Standards and Legislation - UCIF Informs
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Brexit: Threat or Opportunity?
by Zinno Marcello / UCIF - Unione Costruttori Impianti di Finitura
Zoom on Events
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New Date for European Coatings Show in Autumn 2021
by ipcm / ipcm
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New Dates for the Powder Coating Week 2021
by ipcm / ipcm
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Over 9,000 Visits Registered for 32.BI-MU, One of the First Exhibitions Organised during the Health Emergency
by ipcm / ipcm
ICT_Industrial Cleaning Technologies Insert
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ICT_Industrial Cleaning Technologies
by ipcm / ipcm
ICT - Industry News
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Economical cleaning even at low throughputs
by ipcm / ipcm
ICT - Case Study
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214-218
When cleaning becomes crucial in the production of components intended for highly sophisticated measuring and control instruments
by Stucchi Francesco / ipcm
ICT - Technology Overview
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220-223
Rotary Solutions for castings and stampings save time, space and costs
by Harnau Georg / Walther Trowal GmbH & Co. KG
ICT - Case Study
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224-228
An effective water and detergent-based cleaning cycle for hydraulic blocks with blind holes and grooves
by Giorgia Ricchiuti / ipcm
ICT - Technology Overview
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230-232
Innovation in CO2 snow-jet cleaning: faster, more effective, and more efficient thanks to pulsating jet
by Schulz Doris / SCHULZ. PRESSE. TEXT.
ICT - Zoom on Events
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Great Interest in the parts2clean Online Day
by ipcm / ipcm
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EMO MILANO 2021: meet "the magic world of metalworking" at Fieramilano Rho from 4 to 9 October 2021
by ipcm / ipcm