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Rice Scientists Use ‘Flashing’ to Create Valuable 2-D Boron Nitride

7/21/2022 6:00 AM

An illustration compares flakes of hexagonal boron nitride, top, and turbostratic boron nitride, bottom, the latter synthesized through the flash Joule heating process developed at Rice. Image courtesy of the Tour Group, Rice University.

U.S. Aviano Air Base Renovates Corrosion Control Hub in Italy

7/20/2022 6:00 AM

U.S. Air Force Col. Vincent O’Connor, 31st Fighter Wing vice commander, left, receives a tour from Tech. Sgt. Dylan Hagerman, wing corrosion manager, during the corrosion control facility inauguration event at Aviano Air Base in Italy. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Calopedis.

Registration Opens for Inaugural CoatingsPro Contractor Conference

7/19/2022 6:00 AM

Study Examines Oxide Growth in Additively Manufactured Metals

7/18/2022 6:00 AM

MAPEI Acquires New Manufacturing Facility in Houston

7/15/2022 6:00 AM

Photo courtesy of MAPEI.

WVU Engineering Professor Develops Protective Coatings for Gas Turbine Blades

7/14/2022 6:00 AM

Xingbo Liu, Statler chair of engineering, conducts research at his WVU lab. Photo courtesy of WVU/Paige Nesbit.

PG&E Issued Citation for Inadequate Corrosion Protection in Pipelines

7/13/2022 6:00 AM

OXECO Secures Funding to Advance Surface Treatment Products

7/12/2022 6:00 AM

Polkima is using OXECO’s technology to solve bottlenecks in the painting of automotive parts. Photo courtesy of OXECO.

Tnemec Announces New Sales Director for Water, Wastewater

7/11/2022 6:00 AM

Brian Cheshire. Photo courtesy of Tnemec.

Acotec Enters Into Joint Venture With Jurunature Sdn Bhd

7/8/2022 6:00 AM

Dato’ Sri Muhammad Syafiq, managing director of Jurunature SDN BHD (left) and Wim Schalley, CEO of Acotec Humidur (right). Photo courtesy of Acotec.

AkzoNobel Announces New CEO

7/7/2022 6:00 AM

Gregoire Poux-Guilaume (pictured) has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of AkzoNobel effective November 1, 2022. Photo courtesy of AkzoNobel.

Hempel Introduces New Coating for Corrosion Under Insulation

7/6/2022 6:00 AM

With short overcoating intervals and a wide temperature resistance, Hempaprime CUI 275 is designed to increase productivity and improve corrosion protection at energy generation and oil and gas facilities. Photo courtesy of Hempel.

Tnemec Names New Director for Epoxytec Subsidiary

7/5/2022 6:00 AM

Vaughn O’Dea. Photo courtesy of Tnemec.

Carboline Introduces New Siloxane Hybrid Coating

7/1/2022 6:00 AM

Image courtesy of Carboline.

BMW Group Uses Sustainable Matt Paints with Corrosion Protection

6/30/2022 6:00 AM

Image courtesy of BMW Group.