23.07.2014

Maintenance contract signed

ABB has signed a three-year international maintenance contract with Van Oord, a leading worldwide contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). For Van Oord, this means best-in-class...[more]

Category: Drydock
22.07.2014

New thickness gauge

DeFelsko has launched what it describes as, “the next generation of non-contact powder thickness gauges.” The PosiTector PC Powder Checker measures uncured powder coatings using ultrasonic technology to automatically calculate...[more]

Category: Drydock
22.07.2014

UHP Nozzle

The new RPN4009, a self-rotating water jet nozzle from NLB Corp, cleans pipes and tubes at pressures up to 40,000 psi (2,760 bar).  Designed for a minimum pipe diameter of 0.75 inches (1.91 cm), it is the first nozzle in the...[more]

Category: PCE
21.07.2014

New Appointment

Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has appointed Stuart Bond as global business development manager, corrosion. Stuart brings over 26 years’ experience in consultancy and industrial applied...[more]

Category: PCE
21.07.2014

New JV

Sherwin-Williams has expanded its services in the Middle East after establishing a new business in Saudi Arabia. The Joint Venture, between Sherwin-Williams and Saudi Arabia-based Red Sea Housing Services Company, has launched...[more]

Category: PCE
18.07.2014

Solar Glare Reduction

The glare from solar farms could be a thing of the past, thanks to scientists at Loughborough University. Researchers have developed a multi-layer anti-reflection (AR) coating for glass surfaces, which reduces the sun’s...[more]

Category: PCE
15.07.2014

Anti-Sticker Coating

Graffiti, lettering and stickers can turn public property into eyesores. To fight this problem, BASF’s Coatings division has developed the RELEST®Powder PUR Anti-Sticker coating. The product’s anti-stick surface prevents soiling...[more]

Category: PCE
14.07.2014

New Aircraft Paint

Developing a new, more ecological system for painting airplanes based on an experimental technique used in materials science. That is the objective of the European research project known as GreenGELAIR that began recently, and in...[more]

Category: PCE
10.07.2014

Landmark agreement

ASRY has signed a major co-operation agreement with ABB Industries (LLC), Dubai, a division of ABB Turbocharging, which will see ABB open a new workshop in the yard. It will provide international factory warranties from ASRY, and...[more]

Category: Drydock
10.07.2014

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