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Wednesday, 29 July 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 Jul 15
New titanium dioxide pigment expands application for printing inks

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. announces the introduction of a new titanium dioxide pigment for ink and packaging application.

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14 Jul 15
Coatings additives: little helpers for every formulation

You can’t do without them when it comes to formulating coatings. They're great for selectively controlling properties. But you must fastidiously ensure that they are compatible with the other components, otherwise your high-performance coating system might quickly become lacklustre.

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13 Jul 15
New process-optimised wax additive for powder coating systems

It is no longer possible to imagine the powder coating industry without cost-optimized application processes.

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10 Jul 15
Recent advances in vegetable oils based environment friendly coatings

In an article, Indian researchers highlight some state-of-the art-modifications of vegetable oils (VEGO) as environment friendly-low or no solvent, high solids, hyperbranched, water-borne and UV curable coatings.

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30 Jun 15
Simulation of reflectance from aluminium surfaces using composite coatings

Theoretical calculations and experimental studies were carried out on polyurethane (PU)-TiO2 composite coatings on bright and matte aluminium surfaces with an aim to understand and tailor the light scattering from particles incorporated into an anodised layer for designing the optical appearance of anodised surfaces.

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11 Jun 15
Pigments for automotive coatings provide novel design options

High durability levels, good colouristic and processability in both, water- and solvent-based systems: suppliers of automotive coatings have high expectations when it comes to pigments.

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4 Jun 15
Non-flammable, green alternative solvents to methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)

New non-flammable, environmentally-friendly solvents and solvent carrier systems enable researchers to utilise strong solvents while reducing safety, health and disposal concerns.

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29 May 15
Licensing agreement reached on brilliant blue pigment discovered by happy accident

A brilliant new blue pigment – discovered serendipitously by Oregon State University (OSU) chemists in 2009 – is now reaching the marketplace, where it will be used in a wide range of coatings and plastics.

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11 May 15
Call for Papers – Paintindia Congress 2016

The first international congress edition of the Paint India 2016 is calling for papers.

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