Canadian Finishing and Coatings Manufacturing

October 27th, 2021

CFCM IGM Logo 400


Due to continued significant increases in costs, IGM Resins is announcing price increases on its Omnirad, Esacure and Omnipol photoinitiator portfolio.

Key drivers for these increases are the impact of the global shortage of key raw materials for the production of photoinitiators and the increase in energy and transportation costs over the last months, impacting IGM’s costs position. The increases will be effective as of November 1st and will vary per product per region.

IGM Resins says it continues to focus on providing security of supply to its customers around the world. Specifically, its site in Mortara, Italy, the only photoinitiator production site in Europe and the largest outside of China, is already almost China-independent at the level of both first- and second-tier raw materials and will be fully China-independent by January 2022. In addition, while IGM Resins’ new, state-of-the-art Anqing production site in China is not currently impacted by local regulatory controls, IGM Resins is working with its partners to undertake further strong risk and mitigation planning.

For more information, visit www.igmresins.com

Feature Video: DeVilbiss TEKNA Gun Flexes on Muscle Car Show

CFCM TeknaGun 400

Carlisle Fluid Technologies’ DeVilbiss TEKNA spray gun was recently featured on an episode of Detroit Muscle on Power Nation TV to bring a 1973 AMC Javelin back to life. Featuring a high finish quality and operator ergonomics, The TEKNA gun’s high transfer efficiency provides materials savings for solvent or waterbase paints.

The spray gun technology, which has been used in automotive refinishing processes for many years, is designed to spray all types of materials and comes with high efficiency or HVLP air caps that produce large spray patterns with even material distribution.

 

Read More

Product News

  • Prev
Evonik has developed a new line of tailor-made feedstocks, TEGO Therm, that substantially improve ...
Although stainless steel is a common material for parts and machines throughout the pharmaceutical ...
DOPAG has added progressive cavity pump systems for 1K and 2K materials to its product range. ...
Lambient Technologies LLC, a developer of precision measurement solutions for the curing of ...
BYK Instruments’ exclusive distributor in Mexico prides itself on giving back to the community with ...
Jet black is a flattering style staple, and one of the top popular colours when choosing a car. It ...
Paul N. Gardner USA recently introduced a new physical test depth gauge for measuring the thickness ...
PPG recently announced the launch of PPG VERSOLON solutions, a newly formed brand designed to ...
Colour, performance and protection for the wild at heart—that’s the inspiration behind AkzoNobel’s ...
Formica Canada announces the expansion of its popular DecoMetal Laminates line with seven new ...

New Bacharach Sling Psychrometer


CFCM slingpsychrometer 400Paul N. Gardner USA, global distributors, producers, and designers of quality physical and inspection instruments for the paint, coatings, and related industries, has introduced a new offering: The compact, portable Sling Psychrometer.

As an easy way to measure relative humidity levels quickly, this uniquely compact Bacharach Sling Psychrometer accurately determines per cent relative humidity without the necessity of consulting complex tables. There is no need to wet the wick each time a reading is taken, and it contains a slide rule calculator which correlates wet and dry bulb thermometer indications for direct reading of relative humidity. When not in use, the thermometer case telescopes into the handle for protection.

The Sling Psychrometer consists of two thermometers that are turned by vigorously swinging the handle and exposing the thermometers to rapid air movement. These two thermometers are called dry bulb and wet bulb. The bulb of one thermometer is placed in direct contact with the room air to measure dry-bulb air temperature. The bulb of the other thermometer is covered with a silk or muslin sleeve that is kept moist to record the wet bulb temperature. Evaporation cools the wet bulb more than the dry bulb, and the humidity is obtained as a function of change in temperature. The atmospheric humidity is determined by calculations, steam tables, or using a psychrometric chart. Gardco.com  

Wilkinson Media Limited

538 Elizabeth Street, Midland,Ontario, Canada L4R2A3 +1 705 527 7666
©2022 All rights reserved

Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Policy (effective 1.1.2016)
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Kerrwil.