Articles (13)


Designing Decorative Floors that Stand the Test of Time

from D+D In Depth, December 2017 ; by PAUL ANDERSON, FLOWCRETE AMERICAS

When choosing a decorative finish, there are many factors that could affect a floor’s...


Problem Solved: My Paint Looks Bad — Can I Prove It Has Faded?

from D+D Print, Fall 2017 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc.

Is there a way to prove the paint on your building has faded and become dull, and if ...


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...


Polyurethane Pipeline Coatings: Do Changes in Appearance Indicate Changes in Performance?

from JPCL, February 2017 ; by Stuart G. Croll, Dr. Chunju Gu and Dr. Vinod Upadhyay, North Dakota State University; and Brent D. Keil, Northwest Pipe Company

Occasionally, construction delays can result in pipe sections remaining aboveground f...


Coatings for ACM/MCM Panels: Types, Application and Testing

from D+D In Depth, December 2016 ; by James Moses, ALPOLIC Materials, Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America

Aluminum composite materials (ACM) support an inspiring variety of finishes and color...


Specifying Coatings for Architectural Metals

from D+D In Depth, September 2016 ; by Gabriel Morales-Sada, AkzoNobel

Choosing the correct coating system for aluminum or galvanized steel substrates depen...


What You See Isn’t Always What You Get: The Problem with Aesthetics

from JPCL, December 2015 ; by Rick A. Huntley, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


From the Paint Lab: Paint Color Often Just Fades Away…But Does it Have to?

from D+D Online Features, January 2011 ; by V.C. “Bud” Jenkins

When paint fades uniformly, people don’t usually notice. There’s little or no noticea...


Color Me Historic

from PWC, September/October 2010 ; by Sally Zimmerman

Knowing a home's vintage will give you an advantage.


A Comparison of Ultra-Long-Life Coating Systems for Water Storage Tanks

from JPCL, May 2009 ; by Michael L. Doolittle, Tank Industry Consultants

In this article, the author gives an overview of long-life coating systems for water ...


New frontiers for fluoropolymers

from JAC, March/April 2008 ; by Liza Capino, The Sherwin-Williams Company

This article examines the development and film-performance characteristics of ambient...


Polysiloxanes: A new chapter in the saga of silicon science

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Nicholas Wood, Degussa-Tego Coating & Ink Additives

The resin chemistry known as polysiloxanes has created coatings that offer an enviabl...


Durability: Keeping up appearances

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Color, gloss measurements add science to the art of selecting coatings that will hold...


 
 
   

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