weatherable

weatherable

(ˈwɛðərəbəl)
adj
able to withstand the effects of weather
ˌweatheraˈbility n
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"Our line offers everything form a low-iridescent coating for the appliance market, to a weatherable polyester that prevents yellowing and blocks 99% of UV light," states Veronica Chandre, Market Development Manager for Hardcoated Films at Tekra.
(Figure 5) were compression molded by Continental Structural Plastics of Auburn Hills, Mich., using a new weatherable, UV-stable, molded-in-color, sheet-molding compound (SMC).
At the end of the year and beginning in 2017, we expect to launch the latest technology in two coat, one bake systems for heavy equipment, high-corrosion-resistant Abcite thermoplastic technology for fencing systems in extreme environments, NapGard rebar coatings designed for application at line speeds greater than 50 feet per minute, anti-skid weatherable coatings designed for decks, steps and wet zones and insulating powders for electrical components and wiring.
One of the reasons for decreasing weathering and soil formation rates is that young soils provide relatively large amounts of easily weatherable components, whereas in older soils only slowly weatherable components remain (e.g.
Solventborne air-dry PVDF systems for field-applied touch-up, repair, and restoration were developed in the 1980s, and have now also demonstrated more than 20 years of excellent south Florida color retention when used in conjunction with weatherable inorganic pigments.
Building on the improved UV and staining resistance shown by Pearlthane 91T85 (88 durometer A hardness) in molded parts like watch belts and weatherable electronic devices, the firm has expanded its aliphatic TPU offering, commercialized under Estane Engineered Polymers.
In addition, further gains also include external rooflight works at a designer retail outlet in the North of England with works including the removal of existing film from overhead glazing panels and the installation of one of the latest external outside weatherable films that again provide increased solar energy rejection.
* For his invention and commercialization of UV-stable and self-lubricated DELRIN[R] polyacetal resins, biodegradable Biomax[R] modified polyesters, weatherable infrared absorbers .for solar control laminates, and polyimide gas separation membranes;
Exatec, a subsidiary of SABICInnovative Plastics, and ULVAC,a leader in mass-production vacuumtechnologies, announced teamingup to accelerate cost-effective, high-volume production of weatherable,scratch-resistant, plasma-coated Lexanpolycarbonate resin for vehicle windows.Under the agreement, Ulvac willmanufacture turnkey mass productionsystems while Exatec will supply theplasma coating technology.
Exatec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sabic Innovative Plastics, and Ulvac, a leader in mass-production vacuum technologies, have announced their collaboration to accelerate cost-effective, high-volume production of weatherable, scratch-resistant, plasma-coated Lexan polycarbonate (PC) resin for vehicle windows.