SUN PRAIRIE, WI - April 20, 2017
TST Coatings, a leading provider of surface engineered solutions, announced the issue by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on April 4, 2017, a new patent for decorative and functional sprayed-on coatings.
The new patent, US 9,611,531, an invention by Fisher Barton’s Daryl Crawmer, is entitled “Textured spray coatings for decorative and functional surfaces and method of applying same,” and is especially suited for parts and surfaces exposed to bacterial contamination.
The sprayed-on coating can be used in a variety of applications, including handles, faucets, bath and
kitchen fixtures as well as components used in medical facilities. Additionally, coatings with copper or
copper-based alloys, which are known to stop the spread of bacteria, are well suited for food-processing
and handling implements, appliances and devices.
“TST continues to be a leader in advanced coatings for many applications throughout industrial, energy
and medical markets. This patent shows the depth of not only coating development, but also process
enhancements to meet market needs”
-Stephen Wallace, VP Marketing & Sales, TST Engineered Coating Solutions
The US 9,611,531 patent raises TST’s patent portfolio to 12 issued patents.