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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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June issue of ECJ is out

In the focus: Automotive coatings

This issue contains a full package on automotive coatings: an overview of the South American refinish market, a newly developed wetting agent for water-borne finishes and exclusive expert voices.

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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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American Coatings AWARD

And the winner is…

Erin Vogel of Dow and her team have won the AC AWARD 2016 for their paper “Near-zero VOC water-borne alkyd dispersions with solvent-borne alkyd properties” which you can read in the June issue of the European Coatings Journal. In a video, she explains all about the new technology.

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Top 25

Ranking of Europe’s largest coatings companies

Which are Europe’s largest coatings manufacturers? European Coatings has compiled a list of the Top 25 companies, an interactive map included.

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EC Dossier Additives

FREE DOWNLOAD: Discover the best of EC Journal on Additives!

Tiny amount, huge effect! Additives are indispensable ingredients of each and every formulation. Get a comprehensive overview of the most recent developments in the field of additives for coatings: in our new EC Dossier, we have compiled the top technical papers on additives for coatings that have been published in EC Journal over the past three years – available as a free download, presented by Byk Additives & Instruments.

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29 Nov-30 Nov 16

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