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Monday, 18 November 2019
Events, EC Coatings Technology

Module 1 | The binder - Backbone of a coating system

18 - 19 November 2019 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Nothing determines your formulation’s properties as much as the binder. When you want to develop a new formulation, the binder is the first component to be scrutinised. This two-day course will give you comprehensive and detailed insights into the world of binders. You will learn how to choose the right binder and which task the various binders perform. You will discover how binders are classified and how they affect the mechanical properties of your coatings system as well as many other important properties.  Naturally, this intensive course will also look at water-borne systems and give you an insight into the latest trends in binder technology.

Your key-learnings:

  • What is the composition of coating materials?
  • Which tasks are performed by the binders/film formers?
  • What are the major basic reactions?
  • What is meant by monomer, polymer, oligomer, degree of polymerisation, molar mass, etc?
  • How can a binder be classified by origin, delivery form and film formation?
  • What are the most important types of binder and what do they do?
  • What are the most important crosslinking reactions?
  • How do binders affect the mechanical properties?
  • How do water-borne polymer dispersions behave with regard to emulsion polymerisation, film formation, technical data and application areas?
  • What recent developments have there been in binder chemistry and what do they offer?

Your lecturer:

Prof. Dr. Alex van Herk, University of Eindhoven an Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences Singapore | The Netherlands, Singapore

Registration fees:

1.620 € Standard fee
1.460 € reduced fee for subscribers of European Coatings Journal | European Coatings 360°
1.290 € reduced fee for for additional registration for Module 2

Prices are net, Dutch VAT has to be added (current rate 21%)

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Programm 2019
Programm 2019
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