The coatings industry has utilized silica-based particle technology for decades. Amorphous silica is a highly adaptable and flexible technology. Numerous engineered types of amorphous silica have been developed to provide functional solutions to many coating challenges.
Being first to market with innovations that satisfy consumer demand is essential for manufacturers looking to grow sales and increase share of wallet. Formulators must move quickly to seize new opportunities driven by architectural paint trends, as well as ensure overall product performance and brand experience are not compromised.
On Demand Making high-quality industrial coatings requires formulators to produce several performance properties that often have opposing requirements. In many cases, by optimizing one property, formulators encounter negative impact to another.
On Demand When it comes to color measurement, the objective is always to measure what we see. This 30 minute webinar is designed to provide a foundational understanding of how we perceive color, and how that understanding translates to quantitative color measurement using a spectrophotometer.
Foam happens— it’s a common and natural occurrence. However, eliminating it can feel anything but conventional. The right defoamer for a paint system requires the consideration of many factors such as, raw materials, manufacturing method, application type and cure conditions. This webinar will familiarize you with the different defoaming chemistries available and arm you with the tools needed to reliably select the right defoamer for any paint formulation.
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On DemandAttend this webinar for an understanding of how corrosion uniquely affects water-borne systems as well as test methods for rapid solution screening. New chemistries can balance hydrophilicity and improve corrosion resistance.
On Demand Formulators of decorative coatings place high value on maximizing visual hiding while minimizing formulation cost. A macro and micro approach is required to reduce surface defects (foam, roller picking, etc.) and improve film uniformity. The choice in rheology modifiers plays a great role in flow and leveling performance but traditional drawdown measurements do not capture all application methods and shear conditions (spray, brush & roll).