Articles (57)


Fireosaurus Rex: King of Epoxy PFP in Hot and Cold Climates

from JPCL, August 2018 ; by Dr. Mike O’Donoghue; Vijay Datta, MS; Ravi Nagarajan; Bill Dempster; Robin Wade, MA; and Sherman Spear, International Paint LLC

This article explores the footprint and characteristics of a novel and solvent-free, ...


Step-Change Epoxy Coatings for Pipes, Tanks, Vessels and Railcars

from JPCL, March 2018 ; by Dr. Mike O’Donoghue; Vijay Datta, Ms and Dr. Ian Fletcher, International Paint LLC.

The authors describe the genesis and performance of a step-change epoxy coating for h...


From Pig Fat to Polysiloxane: A Brief History of Elevated Temperature Coatings for Exposed and CUI Service

from JPCL, October 2017 ; by Peter Bock, Performance Polymers LLC; James C. Reynolds, Performance Polymers BV

This article chronicles the evolution of el-evated temperature coatings from lard use...


2017: A Look at the Past and Future of
Cool-Roof Coatings

from D+D In Depth, September 2017 ; by Kurt Schwahn, Anvil Paints & Coatings Inc.

In the past 20 years, the search for cooler, safer, longer-lasting roof coatings has ...


Estimating Color Fade of PVDF-Based Topcoats: For ‘Bright Color’ Architectural Restoration and Protective Coating Applications

from D+D In Depth, July 2017 ; by KURT WOOD, ARKEMA INC.

Although many topcoat standards for architectural and protective coating applications...


Waterborne Functional Coatings: Combating Noise, Heat and Air Pollution

from D+D In Depth, 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 ...


History Is Investigation: An Introduction to Historic Finish Analysis

from D+D In Depth, June 2017 ; by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

In the world of historic preservation, paint analysis is frequently used to identify ...


The Nitty Gritty of Coating Selection: A Panel Discussion about Specific Coating Brands

from D+D In Depth, June 2017 ; by HAROLD HOWER, D+D IN DEPTH

Conference panelists are usually prohibited from sharing specific coating names and p...


Call the Doctor – My Building Is Sick

from D+D In Depth, May 2017 ; by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

“Sick building syndrome” and “building-related illness” are terms that describe the n...


AIA Conference on Architecture 2017: Coatings and Materials Preview

from D+D In Depth, April 2017 ; by AMY WOODALL, EDITOR, D+D IN DEPTH

From sessions led by industry experts to exhibitors on the expo floor, coatings and r...


Durability Of Silicone-Based Flat Roof Coatings

from D+D Print, Spring 2017 ; by Roy Cannon, Pecora Corporation

Silicone polymers reportedly boast an edge over other polymeric roofing materials in ...


Acrylic Coatings 101: An Overview of the Technology

from D+D In Depth, March 2017 ; by MARC HIRSCH, M&M HIRSCH & ASSOCIATES LLC

Acrylic resins provide a number of performance properties to coatings that make them ...


Self-Healing Icephobic Coatings: The Promise of a New Pairing

from D+D In Depth, February 2017 ; by STEPHANIE SHIRA, MYERS MIXERS

Self-healing coatings and icephobic coatings are among some of the newest functional ...


Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

This article describes what certifies the “greenness” of a coating, the variables tha...


The Invisible Menace: Antimicrobial Coatings to the Rescue

from D+D In Depth, August 2016 ; by Allen Zielnik, ATLAS Material Testing Technology LLC

The USDA and several leading paint and powder-coating companies are working to fine-t...


Selecting Exterior Topcoats: Aesthetic and Performance Considerations

from D+D In Depth, June 2016 ; by Terry Wallace and Jennifer Gleisberg, Tnemec Company Inc.

When selecting coating systems for maximum protection and visual appeal, it’s importa...


ACS Offers Coatings Sessions, Exhibits for Architectural Applications

from D+D In Depth, April 2016 ; by Harold Hower, Editor, D+D In Depth

Architectural coatings received significant attention at both the American Coatings S...


All Silicones are Not Created Equal

from JPCL, March 2016 ; by Gerald L.  Witucki, Dow Corning Corporation

Silicon-based technologies have advanced coatings innovation by improving the durabil...


From 3 Years of Aging to 3 Days: Generating
Interim Roof Ratings with Laboratory Aging

from D+D In Depth, March 2016 ; by Carolyn Richter, Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory developed an accelerated weathering test of...


Selecting Coatings for Hospitals by Service Area

from D+D In Depth, March 2016 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

The author describes criteria for selection of coatings in the variety of hospital fu...


Paint as a Powerful Tool in
Health-Care Settings

from D+D In Depth, March 2016 ; by Steve Revnew, Sherwin-Williams

For many people, paint is nothing more than a color on a wall. But when it comes to c...


Selecting Coatings for Spray Foam Roofing

from D+D In Depth, February 2016 ; by Mason Knowles, Mason Knowles Consulting LLC

The author explains the functions of roof coatings for various substrates, describes ...


Liquid-Applied Flashing
Gains Traction in Construction

from D+D In Depth, January 2016 ; by Harold Hower, Editor, D+D In Depth

Liquid-applied flashing for penetrations, seams, and rough openings in walls is findi...


The Negative Influence of Fe2P Pigments on the
Anti-Corrosion Properties of Zinc Dust Primers

from JPCL, December 2015 ; by Pascal Verbiest, Dr. Sc., Umicore Zinc Chemicals

This article discusses testing carried out on zinc-rich primers where part of the zin...


Addressing a $12B Problem:
Coatings Made to Combat Graffiti

from D+D Online Features, October 2015 ; by Jeff Alexander, Valspar

Over the last three years, graffiti-based vandalism has grown significantly in the Un...


The Buzz

from JPCL, October 2015

New Coatings Stay Dry Underwater


Balancing Practicality, Cost and the Environment in Anti-Fouling Coating Development - Kellie Seetho, Texas A&M University

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Harnessing the Power of Coating Technology - Huaping Xiao, China University of Petroleum

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Leading a Path to Success - Kristin Leonard, Bechtel Group

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


Solving Market Challenges - Ahren Olson, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


True Detective - Chrissy Stewart, KTA-Tator, Inc.

from JPCL, Coatings Professionals: The Next Generation 2015 Special Issue


The Color of Durability

from D+D Print, October 2014 ; by Mark M. Ryan Jr., The Shepherd Color Company

Today’s high-tech pigments provide value beyond aesthetics.


Qualifying Coatings for NASA Launch Facilities

from JPCL, The Facility Owner's Perspective 2014 Special Issue; by Dr. Mark R. Kolody, Jerome P. Curran and Dr. Luz Marina Calle, NASA Corrosion Technology Laboratory

This article discusses the test protocol required for coating systems to be included ...


Cooler Than Cool Roofs

from D+D Print, July 2014 ; by Hashem Akbari, Ph.D., Concordia University

Next-gen coatings will be cool to the touch, more durable and as beautiful as any st...


Hull Coatings and Fuel Efficiency: Recent Developments

from JPCL, July 2014 ; by Brian Goldie and Dan Mobbs, JPCL Europe

Antifouling coatings can increase fuel efficiency by reducing frictional resistance. ...


Avoiding Fading Paint

from D+D Print, June 2014 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

Uneven paint at a retail store offers lessons for specifying high-performance paint.


Bridge Coating Performance: Two-Coat vs. Three-Coat Systems

from JPCL, May 2014 ; by Shameem A. Khan, Maryland State Highway Administration

The author describes the results of various performance tests to determine whether tw...


Sustainable Coatings: Shifting the Paradigm

from D+D Print, April 2014 ; by Steven Danielpour, HOK

New technologies and processes will help deliver the innovations needed to respond to...


Resin rEVOLUTION

from D+D Print, March 2014 ; by Skip Gregorevich and Vincent Genova, Kalcor Coatings Co.

A new breed of waterborne PVDF coatings is born.


High-Solids Epoxy Systems for Protective and Marine Coatings

from JPCL, February 2014 ; 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...


Understanding the Basics of Chemical-Resistant Polyesters and Vinyl Esters

from JPCL, November 2013 ; by Gary Hall, Consultant

This article, the eighth in JPCL’s 2013 series on generic coating types, describes th...


Ask The Scientist: Dry Spray

from D+D Print, January/February 2013 ; by VC Bud Jenkins, Coatings Scientist Consulting Services

Dry spray is ugly and can be time-consuming to remove. In his debut D+D column, Jenki...


Framing Architectural Polyurethane Coatings

from D+D Print, January/February 2013 ; by Steven Reinstadtler, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Polyurethane coating technology has transformed our structural world. In this article...


Tiffany Metalwork Relies On High-Performance, Environmentally Safe Coating System

from D+D Print, January/February 2013 ; by Vince Casmirri and Kurt Wood, Arkema

The authors explain how state of-the-art coatings technology is helping to preserve t...


How coatings protect steel

from JPCL, February 2013 ; by Robert Barnhart, retired from Devoe Coatings Co. (now International Paint LLC)


Concrete Solutions: Coatings Answers for a Highly Complex Substrate

from D+D Online Features, June 2012 ; by Jayson L. Helsel

Concrete substrates can present challenges for successful application of coatings, a ...


2011 Annual Coating Systems Buying Guide

from JPCL, October 2011 ; by the JPCL Staff

The 2011 JPCL Coating Systems Buying Guide lists more than 5,200 recommendations for ...


Technology Tips from the Paint Lab: Making Paint Stick to Weathered Wood

from D+D Online Features, September 2011 ; by V.C. Bud Jenkins

Painting over weathered wood essentially involves the same processes and procedures a...


From alkyds to polysiloxanes: A review of bridge coatings

from JPCL, May 2011 ; by Chris McMillan, International Paint, LLC


News

from JPCL, May 2011


PWC+

from PWC, December 2009


Effective formulas for the polymer floor

from JAC, October/November 2009 ; by Robert Cain and Eric Borglum, Key Resin Company

Performance success is driven by optimum mix of chemistry, composition, and applicati...


Spanning 25 Years of Development in Heavy-Duty Coatings

from JPCL, August 2009 ; by Michael Donkin, International Paint Ltd.

Massive changes have occurred in coating formulation for the heavy-duty market in the...


What’s New in Environmentally Friendly Coating Raw Materials

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author discusses trends in “green” raw materials that were introduced to the coat...


The VOC Odyssey: An Epic Tale of the Green World of Coating Formulators

from JPCL, May 2009 ; by Dr. Mike O'Donoghue and Vijay Datta, MS, Devoe High Performance Coatings, International Paint LLC

A snapshot of advances in the tactical approach to VOC reduction in the world of indu...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, March/April 2009


A realm of seemingly infinite dimensions

from JAC, December 2007 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

To accompany this issue’s Buying and Specifying Guide, we present this review of the ...


 
 
   

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