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Thursday, 02 July 2020
Coatings additives

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

152 item(s) for Coatings additives
5 Jul 13
Antifouling agent on it's way to through the BPD jungle

EU Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) 98/8/EC became one ot the toughest hurdles for new antifouling coating additives for marine protection. An active substance is on the way to be included.

19 Jun 13
Creating coatings with permanent easy-to-clean surfaces

Fluorinated polymers with multiple functionalities can generate hydrophobic surfaces with a permanent easy-to-clean effect in different coatings. Results of a new study confirm this.

9 May 13
Dispersants with high pigment loading give paints extra brilliance

The combination of polymers makes it possible to prepare dispersions with a pigment concentration of more than 50 % – without sacrificing flowability.

12 Apr 13
Coatings additives: dispersants to deliver brightness and brilliance

New dispersing agents for waterborne pigments offer high pigment loading, enabling bright and brilliant architectural coatings.

18 Jan 13
Wetting additive reduces surface tension

The use of the additive also promotes foam reduction and the elimination of surface defects, such as cratering, crawling and fisheyes.

22 Nov 12
Coatings additives: Improved substrate wetting and anti-cratering

Universal wetting and leveling agent improves substrate wetting in aqueous, solventborne, and solvent-free formulations.

20 Nov 12
Additive extends durability and UV protection

UV absorber brings improvement in the area of UV light protection for waterborne systems

19 Nov 12
Encapsulation to prolong lifetime of biocides

New study shows that encapsulation prolongs the lifetime of biocides in different matrices by protecting them from leaching and by releasing them slowly

8 Nov 12
Experts discuss novel Biocidal Products Regulation

Starting on 1 September 2013, the New Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) will be applied. The central novelties were presented and debated at an international conference.

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