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Pigments Keep a Black Yacht Cool

The first all-black racing yacht has just hit the water, and it’s the heat-reflecting properties of the pigments in the coatings that make it possible.

BASF Exits One Stream, Expands Another

A decline in the North American market has led German chemicals giant BASF to exit the dimer and polyamide resin business.

Coating to Kill Germs on Door Handles

PITTSBURGH—Two Hong Kong high schoolers have opened the door to a future without germy door handles.

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Articles (2)

How coatings protect steel

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

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Webinars (1)

High-Performance Pigments in Protective Coatings

Everywhere people turn, they see pigments; on cars, homes, bridges and many other man-made other objects. The natural environment also contains pigments, the leaves on the trees an...


Events (3)

Asia Pacific Coatings Show

September 3 - September 5, 2014

The Pigment & Colour Science Forum

October 1 - October 3, 2013

Future of Pigments 2012

October 24 - October 26, 2012


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Standards (3)

Standard Test Method for Pigment Content of Solvent-Reducible Paints

issued by ASTM

This test method is suitable for setting specifications for the pigment content of solvent-redu...

Standard Guide for Determining Volatile and Nonvolatile Content of Pigments

issued by ASTM

The nonvolatile content of raw materials may be used to determine the total nonvolatile content...

Standard Test Methods for Analysis of White Zinc Pigments

issued by ASTM

White zinc pigments find considerable use in white paints, and as such it is useful to formulat...


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
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