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Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team → In this episode: We meet Dr. John Olver, President, CEO, and founder of Emisshield Incorporated, located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Olver has extensive experience working in the engineering, environmental, chemistry, and physics fields, and has more than 20 patents and/or patent applications in numerous industries.

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About Emisshield

Emisshield Inc. is the manufacturer and distributor of Emisshield® Coating Systems. Our Coating Systems are formulated with High Emissivity Ceramic Materials that feature heat re-radiation capabilities designed for industrial heat applications over a wide temperature range up to 3,100°F (1700°C). Emisshield’s core technology was originally designed and developed by NASA for the X-33 and X-34 space vehicle missions.

Since Emisshield licensed the technology from NASA in 2001 our materials have been enhanced, tested and proven to work around the world in many different intense atmospheres throughout the Hydrocarbon & Chemical, Iron & Steel and Glass Industries. As Emisshield’s success grows, this technology is being introduced into many other Industries.

Whether you are forging steel or cracking molecules, Emisshield Inc. has the technology and resources to take on your biggest challenges and make them a thing of the past. To maximize your results, Emisshield’s specialized staff and world-wide partners don’t just sell you the coating, we analyze your challenges, determine the right application, supply you with the right space certified technology and have it installed by professional Emisshield Installers.

Emisshield will continue to expand the boundaries of High Emissivity Materials with our continual R&D Department. Emisshield has designed and developed 40+ products since obtaining the technology. These advancements provide our customers with the best products for their specific situation.