December issue: Powder coatings in the focus
As withmany markets, the impact of the pandemic means short-term predictions are for adecline. Long-term predictions for powder coatings are more positive. Themarket report (page 10) describes the recovery of key markets and how recentregulations will positively affect the use of powder coatings by underpinningthe green credentials of these systems.
Thepopularity of smooth matte epoxy and epoxy-hybrid powder coatings for interiorapplication poses a challenge when set against the current volatile market formatting agents. In this issue’s focus article Atman Fozdar, Fozdar Dynamics,and Ronald Lewarchik, Chemical Dynamics, discuss different approaches toachieve the desired matting results while improving storage stability withoutaffecting reactivity.
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