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Monday, 19 November 2018
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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11 Oct 18
New video about additives for UV-curing wood coatings

In the monthly webcast European Coatings Live, Selma Öru from Byk Chemie explains how novel wetting and dispersing agents can improve properties such as the gloss or color strength of radiation-curing coatings. The recording is now available in European Coatings 360°.

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8 Oct 18
"There are many new monomers that have novel structural elements"

If the coatings industry wants to become more sustainable, it must reduce its dependence on oil. But that is easier said than done. We spoke to Dr Tobias Robert from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research about challenges and chances of bio-based raw materials. 

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24 Sep 18
Stabilisation mechanism of main paint pigments

Researchers have recently been able to prove that mixed particles perform better than corresponding individual particles in the paint.

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19 Sep 18
Synthesis of soybean oil-based biodegradable polyurethane films

Scientists prepared a series of biodegradable polyurethane films with hydroxylated soybean oil and L-lysine diisocyanate ethyl ester.

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11 Sep 18
Monitoring the curing process of fairing compounds based on epoxy resins

In a recently published paper, scientists investigated the curing process of an innovative formulation as a function of temperature and humidity.

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31 Aug 18
New video on self-healing primers to extent protection

In a recent webcast Roman Subramanyam Kasisomayajula of Autonomic Materials explained to the European Coatings community how Incorporating a self-healing additive zinc-rich primers can extend the lifetime of the protective system. The video is now available on demand in European Coatings 360°.

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20 Aug 18
Polyurethane with an ionic liquid crosslinker

A recently published investigation reports on the synthesis of a new class of ionic liquid crosslinked shape-memory polyurethane (PU-IL).

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17 Aug 18
New video on more stable dispersions

In a recent webcast Roman Severac of Angus Chemical explained to the European Coatings community how dispersion properties can be improved with amino alcohols. The video is now available on demand in European Coatings 360°.

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9 Aug 18
Silica particles for durable water-borne wood coatings

When making the switch from solvent to water-borne wood coatings the goal is to not compromise the function and performance. According to a recent article epoxy silane-modified colloidal silica can contribute to improve block resistance and sanding properties of water-borne clear coats.

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