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Now available in its 3rd edition: “Coatings Formulation” is your efficient introduction to the composition of coatings, providing advice on specific formulations as well as analyses of formulation guidelines, and various examples of how to develop a real-life paint formulation.
In addition to the comprehensive information pack on the ECS, the April issue of the European Coatings Journal features even more technical papers than usual on hot topics in the industry as well as market reports, interviews and much more.
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Topics are: Epoxy coatings | Dispersion | Practical rheology | Anticorrosive coatings | Powder coatings
Everything about modern fillers in a single book: now available in its 3rd edition, “Fillers for Paints” provides deep insights into the properties, working mechanisms, and application areas of the most common fillers.
A new regulation is amending CLP regarding the reporting of hazardous mixtures to appointed bodies (known as ‘poison centres’). We have spoken to Janice Robinson, Director Product Regulations at CEPE on deadlines and the main changes of the regulation for coatings manufacturers.
The final numbers are remarkable: With more than 30,000 visitors from more than 100 countries and over 1,100 exhibitors the ECS broke all records.
BASF completed the first quarter of 2017 with a considerable rise in sales and earnings compared to the same quarter of last year. Especially in the Chemicals segment the company achieved significantly higher sales prices.
Sika is expanding its presence in West Africa and is establishing a new national subsidiary in Senegal – following those in Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Cameroon. With this step, the company is positioning itself early in emerging markets
After a successful fiscal year 2016, materials manufacturer Covestro continued to perform well in the first quarter of 2017 and adjusted its forecast upward for the full year.
Lanxess has successfully completed the acquisition of U.S. company Chemtura, one of the world’s leading suppliers of flame retardant and lubricant additives, earlier than originally expected effective April 21, 2017.
The struggle between Akzo Nobel and PPG enters another round. PPG submitted a third offer to buy Akzo Nobel worth almost EUR 27 billion. Simultaneously PPG complaines about indiscretions.
Novel environment friendly anticorrosive coating formulations for mild steel substrates based on acrylated oil were prepared by using unsaturated amino acid compounds.
Paint flaking off an object is a serious concern in the coatings industry – now in its second edition, the book "Light Stabilizers for Coatings" explains how paint finishes can efficiently be stabilized and protected.
A transparent, industrial and cost effective coating with self-cleaning properties for indoor and outdoor applications based on a water-based polyacrylic emulsion was prepared using TiO2/polyaniline nanocomposite.
Powder coatings have been receiving attention because they do not contain solvents and the components have decorative and corrosion-protection functions. However, the presence of polymers in their composition increases the risk of combustion in adverse situations.
The European and global adhesives markets, are operating at a high level, says Dr Jürgen Wegner, CEO of ChemQuest Europe. In the interview, he also explains why the boundaries between coatings and adhesives and sealants are becoming ever more fluid.
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