Unlike many current assisted-care facilities, paint color palettes for senior living developments will become more sophisticated over the coming decade, with infusions of modern architecture, colors and nature-inspired elements.
Synthomer has developed a novel styrene acrylic binder with excellent water resistance, scrub resistance and hiding power, and that potentially enables the paint and coatings industry to optimize binder and pigment dosage, resulting in paint property, carbon footprint and cost improvements.
Anti-microbial (anti-viral and bactericidal) NANOVA HYGIENE+™ reduces the risk of microbial contamination virtually for all surfaces, including metal, glass, wood, fabrics and plastics by the principle of repelling microbes, offering a non-stick surface to pathogens and self-sanitizing for 90 days.
When the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA) designed its new headquarters, they knew it needed to be built with materials that were energy-efficient, code-compliant and long lasting. To ensure a long-lasting exterior, they turned to coatings and component finishes made with Kynar 500 and Kynar Aquatec PVDF resin.
The average molecular weight of a latex can be influenced by a number of factors, but it is often not realized that the number of particles in the latex (which is directly related to particle size) is important in determining molecular weight.
With the debut of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV, on September 21 in prime time and in front of a national television audience on Monday Night Football, most of the venue’s interior, exterior and structural surfaces were finished with PPG paints, coatings and specialty materials.
This event took place September 11-12, 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel Chicago in Oak Brook, IL. CTT is a 1 1/2-day, comprehensive program that covers the most current coatings technology in short, informative technical sessions, and provides a resource-rich exhibition area for formulators, chemists and raw materials suppliers to make meaningful connections and conduct business.
Our February issue takes a look at the protective nanocoatings market, improvements in anti-corrosion performance, and a waterborne polyurethane coating spray on polycarbonate. Also look for an outlook on the 2021chemical industry.