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High-Performance Marine Coatings 8 - 9 February 2017, Berlin

EC Technology Forum – turning theory into practice

The European Coatings Technology Forum? Isn´t that just another conference on marine coatings? Not at all! It’s a brand-new event, designed specifically to address the needs of coatings experts working in R&D, applications technology and quality assurance.

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EC Dossier Polyurethanes

FREE DOWNLOAD: Best of EC Journal on Polyurethanes

Thanks to their enormous diversity, polyurethanes are the binders of choice for formulating high-performance coating systems. Keep track of the latest trends and developments in this field: in our new EC Dossier, we have compiled the top technical papers on polyurethanes for coatings that have been published in EC Journal over the past three years.

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November issue of ECJ is out

In the focus: Floor Coatings

Learn how a new form of acrylic-epoxy hybrid creates high quality floor coatings, gain insights into the European market for floor coatings and read exclusive expert voices.

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Book tip from EC Library:

A comprehensive guide to the colour technology of coatings

Gain the latest knowledge about the colour technology of coatings in a single book – from the fundamentals of colour perception, to colour measurement, and colour-order systems, through to the characterization and practical application of pigments.

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Hazard communication for safe use of mixtures

Safety Data Sheets: Many users are still confused about whether or not exposure scenarios need to be generated for mixtures, and if so, how to set about it. Kerstin Heitmann and Florian Gehlhaar of Umco give an overview of the issue, legal considerations and possible solutions in the current issue of the European Coatings Journal.

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CEPE Corner

Monitoring closely

Indoor air quality, titanium dioxide, biocides and substance risk assessment are currently among the key interests of the decorative coatings sector at CEPE. We have spoken to Rob Jans about the Technical Committee (TC) Decorative Coatings’ current projects.

Read the interview here

Upcoming events

NEW eJournal out now: November 2016




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Do not miss European Coatings LIVE!

Enjoy lead articles live on the internet. The next webcast is taking place on 13 December 2016 at 15.00 (CET). Focus topic: Powder Coatings

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