Paints and Coatings


Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 08/15/2019

The possibilities for wood furniture that can self-repair a scratch are virtually unlimited. And its, not a far-off science-fiction fantasy.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 08/07/2019

Lubrizol Technical Fellow, Alex Lubnin, shares insights into his career, expertise, and the impact that sustainability, the digital revolution, and smart coatings are having on the ink and coating industry.

Categories: Digital Print, Paints and Coatings, Paper and Textiles

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 07/10/2019

New “post-add” surface modifier technology enables powder coating manufacturers to blend additives directly into a finished powder to achieve desired surface effects.

Categories: Surface Modifiers, Paints and Coatings

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 07/03/2019

When formulating coatings, particle size and distribution are important factors to consider as they influence end-use properties.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Dispersants

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 06/27/2019

Choosing the right crosslinking method for optimal coating performance depends on a variety of conditions, substrates, uses, regulatory issues and more.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 06/19/2019

During paint formulation, several factors should be considered to optimize film formation to achieve desired surface protection.

Categories: Paints and Coatings

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 06/04/2019

Lubrizol Senior Technical Fellow, Dean Thetford, shares insights into his career, expertise, and importance of improving polymeric dispersant technology for the coatings industry.

Categories: Dispersants, Paints and Coatings

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 05/23/2019

Historically used for light duty industrial metal applications including factory machinery and farm equipment, direct-to-metal (DTM) coatings have advanced and are experiencing increasing use in applications with higher performance requirements, such as bridges, infrastructure and even marine.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 04/11/2019

While ADH offers room temperature curing and a boost to beneficial coating properties, it has been deemed hazardous to the environment. Successfully formulating PUDs without ADH is possible.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 04/03/2019

Air barriers and continuous coatings are critical elements of an effective building envelope, which is the primary determinant of the amount of energy required to heat, cool and ventilate a building.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders