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January 9 - January 15, 2012

Of the following, which should be the most important current objective of R&D in coatings?

Answers Votes
Lower VOC and toxics content 23%
Durability/service life 38%
Special functions (e.g. “solar” paint, self-cleaning, antimicrobial) 34%
Color and visual-effect innovations 2%
Other 4%

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Comment from Joseph Schinner, (1/9/2012, 10:54 AM)

Formulators can't really separate Service Life from "more environmentally friendly" (under any of its iterations)nowadays as these categories blend together in projects for more and more customers.

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