Extenders (extender pigments) are materials that are added to coatings and have many functions. The main extenders are carbonates, oxides, silicates and sulfates. Included in this CD are a variety of articles relating to extenders and how they are used in coatings formulation.
Our July issue features our annual Global Top 10 and PCI 25 ranking of the top coatings manufacturers in the world and in North America. Other topics this month include soft-touch coatings and antimicrobial technology.