Coating converts rust to metal
Rust Tough No Prep waterbased coating converts rust to metal and eliminates the need for abrasive blasting or other extensive substrate preparation.
Rust Tough No Prep waterbased coating converts rust to metal and eliminates the need for abrasive blasting or other extensive substrate preparation. The converter is applied with an aerosol, brush, roller, or spray gun; and dries to the touch in 30-60 min. The product is lead and chromate free, and applied on steel, iron, and other ferrous metals. Krylon-Diversified Brands, Sherwin-Williams Co.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey