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News (4)

Coating Made for Industrial Interiors

Seal-Krete has introduced a two-part premium water-based epoxy coating for vertical and horizontal interior application in refineries, clean rooms, chemical processing plants and similar set...

Asia to Anchor Global Coatings Surge

Riding a 50 percent increase in coatings consumption in the last five years, the Asia-Pacific region will remain the main engine for that growing global market in the next five, a new report...

Global Auto Paint Market Accelerates

Firmly on its mark with economic and environmental trends, the automotive coatings industry is set to grow, crossing an $11.7 billion finish line within five years, a new market forecast rep...

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Articles (9)

Developments in Waterborne Thermal Insulation Coatings

by Sudhir Achar and Leo J. Procopio, The Dow Chemical Company

The authors describe their efforts to better understand the design, formulation, and ...

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...

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Webinars (1)

One Component, Many Options: The Growing Role of Acrylics in Industrial Coatings

Few binder chemistries offer the convenience and simplicity of one-component acrylics for industrial coatings. They are ready to spray with less mixing, no induction time and no po...


Events (2)

European Coatings Conference / Waterborne Coatings

December 3 - December 4, 2013

40th Annual Waterborne Symposium

February 4 - February 8, 2013


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 Open Time of Latex Paints

issued by ASTM

Latex paints dry very quickly which often causes difficulty in final appearance of painted area...

Standard Practice for Using a Test Chamber for Humidity Conditioning of Test Panels of Pavement Marking Paints

issued by ASTM

The drying rate of organic coatings varies with changes in temperature, air flow, and relative ...

Standard Test Method for Water Content of Coatings by Direct Injection Into a Gas Chromatograph

issued by ASTM

In order to calculate volatile organic content (VOC) in waterborne paints, it is necessary to k...


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Elcometer, Inc.
New Elcometer 456 Coating Thickness Gauge

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W Abrasives : Shot Peening Solutions

W Abrasives has developed an exclusive range of products to boost your peening and blasting performances.

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.

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Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

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