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Tuesday, 29 September 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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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.

29 May 19
"RoadToBio": Roadmap for the chemical industry towards bioeconomy published

The RoadToBio consortium presents a roadmap to the (chemical) industry as well as many other stakeholders to inspire them to take relevant actions on the way towards a more bio-based future.

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.

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.

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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13 May 19
High-performance materials from plants

Covestro and Genomatica are working together on the development of new materials based on renewable raw resources. This could help to reduce CO2 emissions.

9 May 19
Rice water for the consolidation of lime mortar

Already hundreds of years ago rice water was used in China to mix mortar - which contributes to an enormous durability. The reason for this is the polysaccharide amylopectin.

30 Apr 19
Polyurethanes: “We expect the restriction by 2020 at the earliest”

Polyurethane-based coatings are among the most robust and versatile systems that are being used nowadays. We spoke to Ulrich Meier-Westhues, Karsten Danielmeier and Peter Kruppa about the latest trends, the new 0.1 % diisocyanates regulation and their new book.

25 Apr 19
Titanium dioxide: “Keeping the industry on its toes”

In our expert interview with Steve Ashdown of Venator we talk about the growth perspectives in pigmentary and protective applications of titanium dioxide, smart coatings and the recent discussions on classifying TiO2.

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