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Need to look up special terms and keywords in the field of coatings technology? Now in its 2nd edition, "Coatings from A– Z" is your clear, compact, and easy-to-use glossary, providing a comprehensive selection of coatings-related keywords. Enriched with many practical examples, it serves as an efficient aid to both newcomers to the industry and readers with a technical background.

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Access all digital contents from European Coatings – right at your fingertips: European Coatings 360° is your new source of coatings expertise, bundling all issues of EC Journal, all technical books from EC Library, and further documents such as conference proceedings and videos. Discover your new and efficient tool for research and start your 14-day free trial now!

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September issue of ECJ is out

In the focus: Radiation Curing

Learn how to formulate water-based UV PUD wood finishes with enhanced resistance properties, gain insights into European market developments and read exclusive expert voices.

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Programme out now

PRA's 10th International Woodcoatings Congress

The congress will be held in Amsterdam on 25 – 26 October, 2016 and is your ideal opportunity for disseminating new technology, collaboration and networking. The programme describes the variety of papers which will be presented, providing a rich source of knowledge, insights and new ideas.

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Legislation

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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Expert Voices

Sustainability and protection

Environmental sustainability is of increasing importance for protective coatings. What are the main obstacles? ECJ has spoken to Olaf Sziedat, Business Area Director Central Europe of Hempel Germany, and Dr Dieter Heldmann, Senior Technical Manager, Performance Silicones at Wacker.

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Upcoming events

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
25 Oct-26 Oct 16

Woodcoatings Congress 2016
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Amsterdam | The Netherlands
29 Nov-30 Nov 16

European Coatings Seminars 2016

NEW eJournal out now: September 2016

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FOCUS TOPIC:

RADIATION CURING

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Enjoy lead articles live on the internet. The next webcast is taking place on 25 October 2016 at 15.00 (CET). Focus topic: Waterborne Coatings

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