PaintExpo 2016 > 6th Leading International Trade Fair for Industrial Coating Technology

Germany, Karlsruhe – Headed for record breaking numbers

 

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The 6th PaintExpo will take place at the exhibition centre in Karlsruhe.

6th Leading International Trade Fair for Industrial Coating Technology from 19 to 22 April 2016 in Karlsruhe (Germany)
Soon PaintExpo opens its doors for the 6th time. But it’s already becoming apparent that the world’s leading trade fair for coating technology will be bigger than ever in 2016. With more than 135,000 square feet, overall net exhibition floor space has already exceeded the level achieved at the 2014 event. The exhibition programme covers the areas of liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating from pre-treatment right on up to quality control and packaging. The 6th PaintExpo will take place at the exhibition centre in Karlsruhe from the 19th through the 22nd of April, 2016. Ever since its founding in 2006, PaintExpo has been continuously growing form one event to the next. The leading international trade fair for industrial coating technologies will continue its ongoing success in 2016 too. The exhibitor list already includes roughly 430 companies. All of the market and technology leaders will be on hand, as well as companies which haven’t participated at the trade fair in the past. More than one fourth of all exhibitors come from outside of Germany. Renewed growth is also reflected by occupied net exhibition floor space. With more than 135,000 square feet, it already exceeds all of the floor space booked in 2014. “But the figures are just one side of the coin. This is complemented by the fact that many of the exhibiting companies will present innovations and further developments at PaintExpo. This makes it possible to present visitors with the world’s most up-to-date and comprehensive offerings for industrial coating technology, and thus for dealing with the challenges they’re faced with”, reports Jürgen Haußmann, managing director of event promoters FairFair GmbH. And challenges abound for companies with in-house painting operations and coating job-shops all over the world. On the one hand these involve improved quality, individuality, productivity and sustainability. On the other hand, the goal is to reduce unit costs per painted part in order to be able to stand up to global competition.

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The exhibitors cover the process sequences for liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating.

Trends for Optimised Coating Processes
Solutions showcased by PaintExpo exhibitors cover the process sequences for liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating. Amongst other products, single-component, fluoride-free iron phosphating for the pre-treatment of metallic substrates in spray and immersion applications will be presented, as well as inexpensive, low-maintenance substitution processes for zinc phosphatising which achieve equally good adhesion and corrosion protection characteristics. Innovations will also await the visitors with regard to nano-ceramic systems with multi-metal compatibility. Pre-treatment of plastic parts can be optimised with space-saving, resource-conserving inline compatible processes such as CO2 snow-jet, superheated steam and plasma cleaning.
New and further developments are in focus for paints which fulfil decorative as well as functional requirements with high levels of material efficiency and environmental compatibility. These include, for example, innovative powder coating and liquid painting systems by means of which metallic and plastic substrates can be furnished with high-quality chrome finishes without the need for chrome(VI)-containing products. Attention is being focused on further emission reductions for solvent-based paints. New ultra-high-solid systems are being developed to this end. In the field of powder coating, low-temperature, thin-film and so-called “two coat one bake” powdered enamel systems are promoting reduced consumption of energy and materials, as well as increased productivity.
Ever smaller lot quantities and a continuously increasing variety of colour tones also represent significant challenges for operators of painting and coating systems. System concepts, material feed equipment and application solutions, as well as reclaiming and precipitation systems which are consistently geared towards flexibility, material efficiency and energy efficiency make a significant contribution to economic operations in this respect.
In the field of UV technology, newly developed paints and curing systems are making it possible to coat more and more complex metal and plastic workpieces.
Visitors will be awaited by numerous innovative and advanced solutions in all exhibition segments. The spectrum of offerings covered by PaintExpo includes systems and equipment for liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating, application systems and spray guns, liquid paints and powdered enamels, automation and conveyor technology, compressed air technology, cleaning and pre-treatment, drying and curing, environmental technology, air supply and exhaust purification, water treatment, recycling and disposal, accessories such as covering materials and systems, painting hangers, filters and pumps, measuring and test technology, quality assurance, paint stripping, job-shop coating, packaging, identification, services, basic and further training, research and technical literature.

 

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http://www.paintexpo.de

 

 

 

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