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Friday, 22 May 2015
Coatings fillers

Here you will find all news on current trends and development for fillers.

16 item(s) for Coatings fillers
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.

27 Aug 14
Synthesising micro and nano-sized calcium carbonate particles

Calcium carbonate nano and micro-particles have a large number of industrial applications due to their beneficial properties.

1 Apr 14
Talc-based extenders meet the demands of industrial coatings

The new range is a cost-effective solution for high solids, putties and automotive refinish applications.

14 Feb 14
Kaolin accelerates film formation of latex polymers in cement

Colloidal stabilisers (e.g. PVOH) and anti-caking aids (e.g. kaolin) are commonly added during the spray drying of liquid latex dispersions to produce re-dispersible polymer powders for the drymix mortar industry.

29 Aug 13
How dangerous are silica?

After the proposal for a rule limiting silica exposure of the Canadian province of British Columbia the US acts as well on an juisdiction. Do we have to protect paint workers in the EU as well?

6 Feb 13
Optimising dispersion paints using multifunctional fillers

A guideline of the Dorfner Group reveals how to save costs and improve quality by optimising or revising the design of the filler package in the formulation.

1 Jun 12
Calcite filler to improve paint stability

In a new study, calcite particles hinder agglomeration of TiO2 particles in the paint. Part of TiO2 can be replaced by calcite without any appreciable change in service properties.

2 Dec 11
Surface functionalisation of fillers improves blanching resistance

In a new study, experimental functionalised grades of both blanc fixe and titanium dioxide reduced blanching, as predicted.

1 Jul 11
Miscible nanocomposites to offer great potential

A research group of the University of Bayreuth, Germany, has developed a process which opens an avenue for the production of new, completely miscible nanocomposites.

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