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Monday, 10 August 2020
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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6 Aug 20
“Suppliers are now introducing their bio-based materials instead of us having to ask for it"

Formulating bio-based coatings can be a difficult task. You not only need bio-based raw materials that offer a comparable performance to regular raw materials but also a reliable and sustainable feedstock. We spoke with experts about both challenges. 

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24 Jul 20
Hydrophobic and bio-based

A recent technical article describes how a by-product of palm oil refining could be used as raw material for bio-based and weather resistant hydrophobic coatings and plasticisers.

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13 Jul 20
“Uncertainties concerning marketability may partially challenge and slow down developments of nano-based additives"

Additives play a key role in every coating. We interviewed Jörg Hinnerwisch, Head of Research & Development at Byk Chemie about the latest trends for the additive sector and the role of nanomaterials.

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17 Jun 20
Interview: “Trends in effect pigments are based on performance”

Steven Jones, senior team leader for effect materials research at BASF Corporation, addresses trends in effect pigments for paints and coatings.

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8 Jun 20
New content: Suppliers Hub grows

The European Coatings Suppliers Hub, which was launched a few weeks ago, is growing steadily. There are now 27 videos and presentations online that report on a wide range of innovations for the coatings industry. One of the latest videos presents multifunctional etheramine additives for aqueous systems.

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11 Feb 20
International industry gathering for titanium dioxide

A good 60 experts from the coatings industry recently met in Berlin for the second European Coatings Titanium Dioxide Forum to discuss new technical developments and of course the EU classification of titanium dioxide.

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29 Jan 20
Study on optimising the benefits of titanium dioxide in paints

A recent work focuses in formulation factors that affect the light scattering efficiency and the durability performance of TiO2.

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28 Jan 20
Further studies of the hydration of MgO-hydromagnesite blends

Scientists have investigated the hydration of magnesium oxide in the presence of hydromagnesite (Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·4H2O).

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20 Jan 20
Philippines successfully completes phase-out of all lead-containing paints

The phase-out of lead-containing inks for industrial applications was completed in the Philippines at the turn of the year.

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