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Thursday, 26 November 2020
Production and testing

Keep up with all the latest developments in the field of production and testing!

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13 Oct 20
Expert interview rheology: "It is always a matter of compromise"

There is no getting around the issue of rheology. If the yield point, viscosity or thixotropy are not correct, a coatings product is just not marketable. We spoke to Thomas Mezger about the state of the art, measurement errors and the rheology of powder coatings.

17 Sep 20
AC-DC-AC technique for the accelerated evaluation of anticorrosion performances

A new work explores the use of an AC-DC-AC method for the faster evaluation of the anticorrosion performance provided by anodic films grown on an aerospace aluminium alloy.

8 May 20
American Coatings Award winner announced

Even though the American Coatings Show Conference was cancelled, the organizers of the conference reviewed all the submitted papers. For her work on better understanding of stain resistance, Zeena Cherian of Ashland Specialty Ingredients was just announced as this year’s winner.

5 Dec 19
New eBook: Automation in Coatings Production

While the automation of processes can ensure higher efficiency, the question arises how this affects the coatings industry. A new eBook shows what is already automatable and how the coatings industry can learn from other branches to make production more efficient and future-ready.

26 Aug 19
Modern paint production: “As quickly and as much as possible with as little effort as possible”

The transition from traditional formulations concepts towards modern modular based working procedures is a great challenge. We spoke with Frank Kother from TMC about the advantages and hurdles of this process.

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3 Dec 18
Where is REACH heading?

The ninth Fresenius User Forum discussed user issues of EU chemicals legislation.

13 Mar 18
Non-destructive terahertz sensor for coatings

The UK-based company Teraview resently presented a new technology to measure film thickness in a non-destructive way.

1 Mar 18
Digital manufacturing: “Pen and paper are still being used”

Industry 4.0 is great. In theory. But in reality switching to new machines can be complicated and expensive. Lazaros Patsakas from B&R Automation explains how companies can take the plunge with a very simple system.

23 Aug 17
Real-time characterization during dispersion process enhances product quality

Particle size is one of the key aspects influencing the performance of coatings and inks, such as viscosity, transparency, stability and color strength. Dr. Felipe Wolff Fabris of EZD will present the latest results at the European Coatings Future Dialogue.

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