Have you ever looked at appliance advertisements from a half-century ago? Ads of the era for laundry appliances might have touted the time saved now that those doing the laundry didn’t have to make the trek to the laundromat.
While color is important, it’s not the only thing a coating can offer.
March 1, 2017
Coatings are so often chosen simply for their color—“We need this specific look” or “I want a textured feel” and then coating is chosen in a particular chemistry because it has certain performance properties.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, demand response provides an opportunity for consumers to play a significant role in the operation of the electric grid by reducing or shifting their electricity usage during peak periods in response to time-based rates or other forms of financial incentives.
With 68,615 attending the 2017 Show, AHR Expo superseded its former all-time attendance record of 61,674 (set at the 2015 Show in Chicago) by 11.2 percent. This number was also 28.7 percent greater than the overall attendance (totaling 53,324) at the last AHR Expo held in Las Vegas in 2011.
Taking a part that was assembled from several components and reducing it to one 3D-printed part has obvious benefits like weight reduction. But there are also other value propositions that start from the beginning of the design phase and reach towards end-use safety and reliability.