Kevin McCreight, principal research chemist at Eastman, presented the paper, An Evaluation of the VOC Content of Coalescing Aids, by Dr. McCreight and Weimin Liang. McCreight discussed work to quantify the VOC levels of coalescing aids in formulated paints.
Stacey J. Marsh, technical service chemist at Eastman, presented his paper, Performance of 1,4-Cyclohexanedicarboxylic Acid (1,4-CHDA) in Polyester Polyols for Two-Component Polyurethane Coatings Used in Weathering Applications. The paper evaluated the performance of high-solids, two-component, pigmented polyurethane coatings containing 1,4-CHDA. Abstracts are available at www.eastman.com/Waterborne.