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Friday, 07 August 2020
Coatings additives

All about coatings additives: news, trends and current developments for different application fields.

152 item(s) for Coatings additives
28 Sep 09
Improving abrasion restistance, hardness and recoatability

A new additive was developed with good abrasion resistance, leveling and slip to clear and pigmented paints.

21 Sep 09
Eco friendly flame retardants without halogens

Adrian Beard and Volker Thewes, both experts on flame retardants at Clariant Produkte (Deutschland), explain how inorganic systems substitute halogens and what latest technical developments are basedon.

Algicides will be necessary in the future
16 Sep 09
Algicides will be necessary in the future

Biocides need registration. In the case of algicides, diuron seems to fulfil all necessary requests as a study shows. Frank Sauer, Head of Technical Marketing at Lanxess, comments on the growingnecessity of this kind of biocides.

17 Aug 09
Dispersing carbon nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes are an exciting material, says Dr. Michael Berkei, Lab-Manager Nanotechnology at Byk-Chemie GmbH.

5 Aug 09
New blog entry on biocides

A new blog entry discusses the tightened European biocides product directive.

Commission tables draft for novel EU biocides Regulation
23 Jul 09
"Promising natural biocides for coatings"

Natural biocides for coatings, like antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), show promising results in the lab.

20 Jul 09
New chemistries for in-can and dry-film preservation

Talk about new active ingredients as well as delivery systems and controlled release technologies are being developed to address needs for in-can and dry-film preservation, as well as for newapplications such as antimicrobial surfaces at ECC "Novel Biocide Technolgoy IV”

Two-way benefits
1 Jul 09
Two-way benefits
A newly introduced neutralising amine for waterborne coatings, secondary-butyl ethanolamine or sBEA, has an amphiphilic structure, through which it can assist dispersants in separating and binding topigment particles. Tests on a blue tinting base show that sBEA provides greater pigment efficiency and better flow properties than classical amines such as DMEA. more
11 Jun 09
Novel biocide technology

The European Conference "Novel Biocide Technology IV”, taking place the 17-18 September 2009 in Berlin, Germany, will address today’s challenges regarding biocides and give an update on latestdevelopments. The complete conference programme including full abstracts is now available.

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