Powder coating is efficient and durable. However, there are situations where the airborne powder can be combustible. Because of this, NFPA rules do apply to these applications. Proper airflow and filtration is essential.
Our September issue features technology on recycled content- based polyols that impart critical paint performance properties, low-VOC benzoate coalescents for increased hardness of waterborne architectural coatings, a new plasticizer for soft PVC coatings, and more.