Tag: resins

Challenges in Formulating Water-Based Clear Sealers for Concrete

Despite the differences in film formation, novel technology in polymers for water-based sealers gives an improved balance of properties that is commercially acceptable for today’s concrete sealers. The new type of polymer is compared to conven…

Global Coatings Industry to Convene at ECS

The European Coatings Show will focus on trends and technologies covering all aspects of the production of paints, coatings, sealants, construction chemicals and adhesives. For the first time, the show will extend into eight halls. Below is a …

The Next Generation of Zinc-Rich Coatings

In this article, we report on the evaluation of microcapsule-based self-healing functionality in a range of organic zinc-rich primers with a view towards assessing potential synergies between the maintenance of the coating’s adhesion to the su…

Peelable Anti-Corrosion Coatings

As a peelable resin for metal protection, this resin proves that it is possible to deliver a coating that provides the corrosion protection, scratch protection and chemical resistance of a paint, but with the easy removal of a peelable coating…

The Smart Future of the Coatings Industry

Today, end users of smart coatings prefer those products that provide smart functionality, better weather resistance, high performance, improved productivity and increased service life of the component; reduce maintenance costs; along with eas…

Opportunities for the Alkyd Resin Market

In recent years, the focus has been on the development of durable and sustainable coatings, looking for solutions that would support the transition from fossil to bio-based products with equivalent performance.

Novel Water-Based Energy-Curable PU Dispersions

The introduction of energy-curable polyurethane dispersions (UV PUDs) to complement the traditional radiation curing technology profoundly changed the market landscape by bringing coating performance and sustainability to the next level of req…