Waterborne Functional Coatings
Combating Noise, Heat and Air Pollution
From JPCL, July 2017
By LEO PROCOPIO, JUSTIN GIMBAL, DHARA METLA AND
PAUL DOLL, THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
Coatings are constantly being asked to go to greater extremes, such as lower VOC and higher performance — and some are being tasked with other functions beyond the typical protective and aesthetic aspects of coatings. This feature delves into specially designed waterborne functional coating technologies that combat heat, noise and air pollutants like formaldehyde, including examples of where the functional coatings could be used in industrial and commercial settings....