In their continual search for high value-added opportunities, one of the most attractive prospects over the next decade will be so-called smart coatings that is coatings that respond “intelligently” to various mechanical, electrical, thermal and optical stimuli.
Polyaspartics offer specifiers, contractors and facility owners adjustable cure times for faster return to service, thick, high-build finishes, ultralow VOCs and low-odor systems that are not greatly impacted by ambient temperature.
As more Americans rent and housing demographics shift to favor the contractor market for paints and coatings, incorporating additives, specifically rheology modifiers, into a formulation can help meet desired performance.
As with all effect pigments, the use of polychromatic pigments requires an intensive examination of illumination and observation geometries, if useful and interesting color creations are to be produced.
Axalta Coating Systems has been invited to present the latest automotive color trends at “Color Changes Future,” the sixth Color Training Session organized by Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Design Trend Institute.
Global Market Insights, an industry research firm based in Ocean View, Delaware, has released a new study that reports the global protective coatings market was valued at over $12.5 billion in 2015, growing at a CAGR of more than 9% from 2016 to 2023.
U.S. demand for solvents is forecast to rise 1.1% per year through 2020 to 9.6 billion pounds, reflecting continued economic growth and, in particular, ongoing healthy increases in construction activity.