Coatings R&D Notebook
The effects of different kinds of additives on the performance of coatings are discussed. Additives that consist of a complex blend of selected heat-reflecting ceramic microspheres have the appearance of a fine powder and, when stirred into a paint formulation, provide the painted surface with a thermal radiant heat barrier. Grinding resins and dispersing additives aid in the dispersion of pigments during the milling stage of formulating a coating. The inclusion of wax emulsion additives into coating formulations provide significant application advantages.
H. L. Collier, "Coatings R&D Notebook," Industrial Paint and Powder, vol. 78, no. 12, pp. 56, Business News Pub. Co., Dec 2002.
Keywords and Phrases
Coating films; Industrial coatings; Paint formulations; Scuffing resistance; Additives; Ceramic materials; Crystalline materials; Elastomers; Emulsions; Fillers; Glass; High temperature effects; Pigments; Polymer blends; Research and development management; Paint
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