Paints and Coatings


Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 12/04/2019

Multiple factors impact the blocking resistance of a paint, film or wrap to avoid detrimental adhesion between two surfaces—to not stick to itself or another surface upon contact when pressure is applied.

Categories: Paints and Coatings

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 11/13/2019

Reflective roofs are an essential building envelope consideration to reduce the energy required to heat, cool and ventilate a building, and resin and dispersant additives play an important role.

 

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 09/18/2019

Water-borne PVDC (poly vinylidene chloride-acrylic co-binder) exhibits outstanding protection for anti-corrosive primers and can be considered as an alternative to water-borne epoxy primer.

 

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

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