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Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

This article describes what certifies the “greenness” of a coating, the variables tha...


All Silicones are Not Created Equal

by Gerald L.  Witucki, Dow Corning Corporation

Silicon-based technologies have advanced coatings innovation by improving the durabil...


The Negative Influence of Fe2P Pigments on the
Anti-Corrosion Properties of Zinc Dust Primers

by Pascal Verbiest, Dr. Sc., Umicore Zinc Chemicals

This article discusses testing carried out on zinc-rich primers where part of the zin...


The Buzz

New Coatings Stay Dry Underwater


Balancing Practicality, Cost and the Environment in Anti-Fouling Coating Development - Kellie Seetho, Texas A&M University


Harnessing the Power of Coating Technology - Huaping Xiao, China University of Petroleum


Leading a Path to Success - Kristin Leonard, Bechtel Group


Solving Market Challenges - Ahren Olson, Bayer MaterialScience LLC


True Detective - Chrissy Stewart, KTA-Tator, Inc.


Qualifying Coatings for NASA Launch Facilities

by Dr. Mark R. Kolody, Jerome P. Curran and Dr. Luz Marina Calle, NASA Corrosion Technology Laboratory

This article discusses the test protocol required for coating systems to be included ...


Hull Coatings and Fuel Efficiency: Recent Developments

by Brian Goldie and Dan Mobbs, JPCL Europe

Antifouling coatings can increase fuel efficiency by reducing frictional resistance. ...


Bridge Coating Performance: Two-Coat vs. Three-Coat Systems

by Shameem A. Khan, Maryland State Highway Administration

The author describes the results of various performance tests to determine whether tw...


High-Solids Epoxy Systems for Protective and Marine Coatings

by Daniel Totev, Air Products and Chemicals Europe B.V., and Marcelo Rufo, Air Products Brasil Ltda.

This article reviews the basics of high-solids epoxy coatings compared to conventiona...


Understanding the Basics of Chemical-Resistant Polyesters and Vinyl Esters

by Gary Hall, Consultant

This article, the eighth in JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coating types, describes th...


How coatings protect steel

by Robert Barnhart, retired from Devoe Coatings Co. (now International Paint LLC)


2011 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

by the JPCL Staff

The 2011 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 5,200 recommendations for ...


From alkyds to polysiloxanes: A review of bridge coatings

by Chris McMillan, International Paint, LLC


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Effective formulas for the polymer floor

by Robert Cain and Eric Borglum, Key Resin Company

Performance success is driven by optimum mix of chemistry, composition, and applicati...


Spanning 25 Years of Development in Heavy-Duty Coatings

by Michael Donkin, International Paint Ltd.

Massive changes have occurred in coating formulation for the heavy-duty market in the...


What’s New in Environmentally Friendly Coating Raw Materials

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author discusses trends in “green” raw materials that were introduced to the coat...


The VOC Odyssey: An Epic Tale of the Green World of Coating Formulators

by Dr. Mike O'Donoghue and Vijay Datta, MS, Devoe High Performance Coatings, International Paint LLC

A snapshot of advances in the tactical approach to VOC reduction in the world of indu...


Product Pipeline


A realm of seemingly infinite dimensions

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

To accompany this issue’s Buying and Specifying Guide, we present this review of the ...


 
 
   

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