Mixing Oil and H2O: The Adaptable Alkyd Takes to the Water

From JPCL, November 2011

By Allen F. Zielnik

by Allen F. Zielnik

In the dating scene, it is is often said that “oil and water don’t mix,” but then, it’s also said that “opposites attract.” This oil-water dichotomy also comes into play in the painting scene, where oil- and water-based paints have retained separate identities and followings due to specific application and performance traits....
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Tagged categories: Acrylic; Alkyd; Atlas Material Testing; Coatings Technology; Research; Water-borne; Waterborne coatings

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