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Company Anticipates Expansion to Park and Playground Equipment

Published on 2010-07-09. Author : SpecialChem

NAPLES, Fla. -- Industrial Nanotech, Inc., an emerging global leader in nanoscience energy saving solutions, announced that the Company's patented nanotechnology based Nansulate® thermal insulation and protective coating is being used by a Florida County to coat the metal handrails at municipal facilities to protect its citizens from contact burn injury caused by touching these metal surfaces which have been exposed to the intense summer sun.

"The customer has indicated that this initial application on the aluminum handrails at municipal buildings is likely to be expanded to include playground and park equipment," states Francesca Crolley, VP of Business Development for Industrial Nanotech, Inc. "We anticipate this type of application expanding rapidly throughout US and abroad. A safety alert was issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding hot metal playground equipment in June 2009. The advisory states that playground equipment can reach 166 degrees in hot weather due to heat and sun exposure, high enough to cause serious contact burn injuries in a matter of seconds. There are many reported cases of metal surfaces in public facilities, including playgrounds and parks, reaching temperatures of 138 degrees Fahrenheit. Playground safety experts report that children can get burned within a few minutes on anything over 120 degrees and in a within a few seconds at temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit or higher."

About Nansulate®:

Nansulate® is the Company's patented product line of award winning, specialty coatings containing a nanotechnology based material and which are well-documented to provide the combined performance qualities of thermal insulation, corrosion prevention, resistance to mold growth, fire resistance, chemical resistance and lead encapsulation in an environmentally safe, water-based, coating formulation. The Nansulate® Product Line includes industrial, residential, agricultural and solar thermal insulation coatings.

About Industrial Nanotech Inc.:

Industrial Nanotech Inc. is a global nanoscience solutions and research leader and member of the U.S. Greenbuilding Council, the American Solar Energy Society, and an official ALLY organization with the U.S. Dept. of Energy "Save Energy Now" program. The Company develops and commercializes new and innovative applications for sustainable nanotechnology which are sold worldwide.

Source: Industrial Nanotech Inc.


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