Coatings

Coverage focusing on the latest coatings-related news and technology.

ARTICLES

Advancing Adhesives: Bio-Based Succinic Acid Polyester Polyols

Sustainable building blocks provide multiple benefits for performance-driven TPUs, PUDs and coatings.
Bio-based succinic acid provides researchers and product developers a valuable and innovative sustainable platform chemical for differentiable, high-performance polyurethane (PU) materials.
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Touchscreen Manufacturing with UV LED Curing Technology

UV LED curing technology provides a more consistent and reliable process without damaging or discloring heat-sensitive components.
Ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diode (LED) curing offers many benefits for bonding and coating applications in the touchscreen manufacturing segment. It provides a more consistent and reliable process without damaging or discoloring heat-sensitive components.
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Q&A About Polyurethanes: Formulating Basics for Coatings

What are some fundamental issues that I should know regarding the basics of formulating coatings?

An important concept to learn is critical pigment volume concentration (CPVC). Understanding this concept is essential for formulating high-performance coatings. In fact, it’s an “elephant in the room” for many formulators—ignored at our peril.


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EVENTS

Industry

Eastern Coatings Show

6/1/15
Taj Mahal Hotel
Atlantic City, NJ
United States

Hosted by the Philadelphia Society for Coatings Technology.

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Industry

2015 FEICA Conference & Expo

9/9/15

FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, is a multinational association representing the European adhesive and sealant Industry.

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Industry

2nd North American Wood Window and Door Symposium

9/23/15
Madison, WI
United States

The North American wood window and door symposium will focus on the use of wood and wood-based materials in wood window and door manufacturing.

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Industry

14th International Coatings Congress

10/13/15
Transamerica Expo Center
Sao Paulo
Brazil
The International Coatings Congress is recognized as one of the most important in the world. Read More

Industry

PaintExpo Eurasia

10/15/15
Istanbul
Turkey

“PaintExpo Eurasia is the trade fair for industrial coating technology in Turkey and the region”, this conclusion drew Bahadur Yakutlu after his second participation in the fair, which was held 12-14 September 2013 in Istanbul (Turkey).

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Industry

ASC Fall Convention and Expo

10/19/15
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry.

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Industry

ASC Spring Convention and Expo

4/8/16
New Orleans, LA
United States

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry.

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Industry

American Coatings Show 2016

4/12/16
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Exhibitors and visitors alike see the American Coatings Show as the leading North American industry show and conference. Read More

Industry

PaintExpo

4/19/16
Karlsruhe
Germany

With the best results ever since it came into being, PaintExpo 2014 in Karlsruhe (Germany) underlined its leading position as a global information and procurement platform for industrial coating technology.

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Industry

RadTech 2016

5/16/16
Chicago, IL
United States
RadTech UV&EB Technology & Conference is the foremost event for the UV/EB processing industry. Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

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2015 June

Welcome to our annual Dispensing & Curing Equipment Directory!
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"Cultural Fit"

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times observed that new employees are often hired based on the personal similarities they share with their interviewers. How important is “cultural fit” when hiring someone?
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Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

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