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Sunday, 29 March 2015
Raw materials

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

26 Feb 15
Coatings additives - Dispersant for solventborne direct grinds in industrial coatings

With "Tego Dispers 678", Evonik Industries AG launches a new widely applicable dispersing additive, which is designed for both high-solid and medium-solid solventborne direct grinds in industrial coatings.

10 Feb 15
Polycarbonatediols effect performance of waterborne polyurethanes

A series of waterborne polyurethanes (WPUs) were synthesised by a pre-polymer process from isophorone diisocyanate, 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate and polycarbonatediol with varying molecular weight (1000–2000 Da) and molecular structure (copolycarbonate and homopolycarbonate).

9 Feb 15
Wetting and dispersing additive stabilises inorganic and organic pigments

A new high molecular-weight wetting and dispersing additive covers a broad application spectrum.

27 Jan 15
Tuning the wettability of hierarchical structured coatings

Researchers have developed a facile one-step method to fabricate hierarchical structured coatings whose wettability could be easily tuned from hydrophilic (water contact angle, 9.3°) to superhydrophobic (water contact angle, 154.2°) by controlling the assembly temperature.

21 Jan 15
Thermal processing of soybean oil to obtain bio-based polymers and oil

In a study Brasilian researchers evaluated the use of triacylglycerides to produce bio-based resins and bio-oils suitable to be used as a binder in printing inks (offset) and as diesel-like fuel.

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