Cefla North America, a supplier of surface enhancement technologies in the U.S. and Canada, announced that the company is exhibiting at the 2021 AWFS Fair® in Las Vegas, Nevada, this coming July in booth #933.
In the Cefla Finishing booth, a flatline finishing work cell will actively finish parts throughout the course of the show. The in-line solution will showcase several finishing technologies new for 2021. Leading off the line-up: the Unidry-G gas-powered oven, which launched at CeflaLive in Charlotte, North Carolina in June 2021. According to the company, the oven drastically reduces dry times when compared to traditional drying technologies. This drying system generates an intense but controlled amount of infrared energy, which when combined with air movement allows for efficient and clean drying.
The company also shared that Prima is now available with pressurization. The system is equipped with a quick-change rotary valve that allows for fast color changes, small batches – all with little to no downtime. The pressurization feature further improves the machine’s performance and allows shops of any size to set themselves up for future growth. As production levels increase, the machine is ready to be set in-line with other sequential technologies, such as drying. The pressurization assembly can be retrofitted to existing Prima installations in the field.
Compatible substrates for this work cell include wood, wood-based derivatives, metal, fiberglass, fiber cement, and ceramics.
Cefla North America houses a large laboratory dedicated to finishing professionals second to its global headquarters in Imola, Italy and is the company’s largest investment outside of Italy. The lab enables customers to test substrates and coatings in an environment that does not disrupt their company’s production. The lab also serves a center of research on the latest trends, techniques and technologies available to the finishing industry. Cefla North America in particular is a center for vacuum technology and manufactures a line of vacuum coating finishing systems available in U.S. and Canada.