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Monday, 06 April 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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18 Jul 19
EU Court confirms classification of bisphenol A

The court of the European Union has confirmed in a recent ruling that bisphenol A must be classified as a substance of very high concern. The Luxembourg judges dismissed a complaint by the PlasticsEurope plastics association.

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28 Jun 19
Perstorp drives forward project to produce recycled methanol

Perstorp will investigate the potential production of recycled methanol, using carbon dioxide and residual streams, at its Swedish facility in Stenungsund.

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26 Jun 19
What happens with titanium dioxide?

Will titanium dioxide be classified? This question has been on the minds of the European coatings industry for a long time. The fact that there was no decision before the European elections is causing further delays. We spoke to Aline Rommert from the German coatings industry association (VdL) about the state of affairs.

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17 Jun 19
Researchers create uniform-shape polymer nanocrystals

Researchers from the University of Konstanz have successfully generated uniform-shape nanocrystals using direct polymerisation.

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3 Jun 19
DSM wants to eliminate NMP from its product portfolio

Royal DSM announced that it will phase out NMP from its resins product portfolio. In this way, DSM aims to strengthen its leadership in sustainable and innovative resins.

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23 May 19
Cool roofs and hollow microspheres

A recently published technical article describes how hollow microspheres used as filler material can enhance a number of coatings properties. Among others they can reduce the demand for air conditioning.

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23 May 19
New research project for waterborne raw materials

A new research project at the Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences in the Technical University of Cologne is investigating how the properties of aqueous polymer dispersions can be further improved.

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21 May 19
One-pot hydrothermal synthesis of micaceous iron oxide pigment from jarosite waste

In an actual study, jarosite waste was adopted as feed material for micaceous iron oxide (MIO) pigment preparation by a one-pot hydrothermal reaction.

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16 May 19
Bio-based coatings: "Act before it is required"

Bio-based coatings are getting more and more attention, even though switching away from petro-chemistry is everything but easy. We spoke with experts from Covestro and PPG about the current raw material situation and obstacles for bio-based coatings.

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