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Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Raw materials

All you need to know about current trends and developments in coatings technology: new coatings binder technologies, novel coatings additives, fillers and pigments.

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17 Apr 15
“Highly specialised products”: Interview on construction chemicals

Complex mixtures of materials require a knowledge of construction and cement chemistry, explains Dr. Wolfram Schmidt, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM).

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15 Apr 15
Reference book "Understanding Coatings Raw Materials" is out

What are paints and coatings composed of? Answers to this question are provided by the new reference book "Understanding Coatings Raw Materials".

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7 Apr 15
Coatings additive prevents foaming in aqueous systems

A new polymer-based, VOC- and silicone-free defoamer prevents foaming in aqueous systems.

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1 Apr 15
Pouch packaging option reduces waste volume

A new pouch packaging option for colourants potentially reduces costs for paint companies and improves the impact on the environment.

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31 Mar 15
Designing innovative acrylic-styrenic coatings bearing aldehyde functions

French researchers synthesised acrylic-styrenic coatings bearing reactive aldehyde functions by copolymerisation of vinylbenzaldehyde with methyl methacrylate, butyl acrylate and styrene comonomers.

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23 Mar 15
Studying melamino crosslinkers for use in epoxy can coatings

Researchers studied the behaviour of amino crosslinkers and their effect on selected epoxy can coatings’ hydrolysis to melamine and formaldehyde into aqueous food simulants.

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17 Mar 15
Printing inks: Raw material costs increase despite low oil prices

Crucial raw materials for printing inks have become more expensive for European based ink manufacturers due to currency exchange effects.

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12 Mar 15
Substituting titanium dioxide by calcium carbonate in paint mixtures

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) due to its high refractive index, is widely used in paint industry as a white pigment.

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3 Mar 15
Colourants for every tinting need

Colourants need to provide color reproducibility, smooth functionality and technical stability, while having no effect on the properties of the final coating.

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