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News (11)

Silicone Resin Made for High-Heat Uses

A German-based chemical company has introduced a silicon resin meant to be used in high-temperature applications.

Sealer Made to Deter Stains, Damage

Nashville company Clemons Concrete Coatings announced the release of its new penetrating solvent-based sealer designed to repel water off of all types of concrete, especially concrete pavers...

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.

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Articles (6)

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...

Angels and Demons in the Realm of Protective Coatings: The Underworld of VOCs

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D.; V.J. Datta, MS; and Russell Spotten, International Paint, LLC

The authors examine the "angels and demons" that coatings with exempt solvents pose f...

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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 (7)

Standard Test Method for Nonvolatile Matter in Volatile Solvents for Use in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products

issued by ASTM

3.1 This test method describes the analytical measurement of residual matter in solvents that a...

Standard Test Method for Volatile Content of Coatings

issued by ASTM

This test method is the procedure of choice for determining volatiles in coatings for the purpo...

Standard Guide for Determining Volatile and Nonvolatile Content of Paint and Related Coatings

issued by ASTM

The nonvolatile content of paint and related coatings is useful to producers and users and to e...

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SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

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Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

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JAD Equipment Co.
Trak Mats: Don't get Stuck In the Mud

Trak Mats offer more than just plywood. Use over and over for years.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

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Oxford Instruments Coating Measurement

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

Modern Safety Techniques
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