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 March issue features a new eco-friendly carbon black, a fast-dry DTM alkyd emulsion with excellent corrosion resistance, and information on evaluating the flow behavior of coatings. March is also our European Coatings Show issue, which pre-show coverage and Exhibits-in-Print.