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News (5)

China Slaps VOC Tax on Coatings

Coating manufacturers worldwide will help subsidize the cleanup of China's notoriously foul air through a new tax on Volatile Organic Content in paints and coatings.

Webinar Offers Tips on DTM Performance

Ensuring that the new generation of waterborne direct-to-metal coatings performs as required will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.

PPG Expands Aerospace in Deft Deal

Looking to broaden its aerospace coatings portfolio, PPG Industries has acquired specialty coatings manufacturer Deft Inc.

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Articles (11)

Paint & Coatings—Where Are We Now?

by Brian Goldie, Technical Editor, JPCL

Waterborne Acrylics for Maintenance and Protective Coatings: Moving Beyond Light Duty

by Leo J. Procopio, The Dow Chemical Company

This article is the fifth installment in JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coatings. The ...

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Events (6)

The Waterborne Symposium

January 31 - February 5, 2016

The Waterborne Symposium 2015

February 9 - February 13, 2015

The Waterborne Symposium

February 24 - February 28, 2014

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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 (2)

Standard Test Method for Leveling of Paints by Draw-Down Method

issued by ASTM

Leveling can affect the hiding and appearance of applied architectural coatings, the presence o...

Standard Practice for Evaluating the Water Wash-Off Resistance of Traffic Paints Using an Atomizing Spray Device

issued by ASTM

After waterborne traffic paints are applied to a road pavement, it is important that they be su...


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