Industry News, Science and Technology, and Market Insight
From Fundamentals to Applications: Understanding BPA-Non-Intent Resin Technology in Food Contact Metal Packaging Coatings
Consumer and regulatory forces have driven the replacement of BPA-based materials in food contact metal packaging coatings. In this award-winning article, a suite of methods and analysis techniques are used for a resin development strategy for novel non-BPA resins in metal packaging coatings.
Hempel has launched Hempaprime Shield 700 HS for use on heavy duty equipment and trucks. Designed to reduce production times and maximize service life, the epoxy primer is fast drying and has short minimum overcoat intervals without compromising the high-volume solids content. It is also engineered to improve crack and wrinkle resistance at a high dry film thickness and dries to a smooth finish without the need for sanding. For additional information, visit www.hempel.com.
VMA-GETZMANN has introduced new technology for dispersing and fine grinding. DISPERMAT® CV-PLUS is a dissolver that can be used for stirring, dispersing, and milling functions. DISPERMAT CN is equipped with CN technology that allows for stepless speed adjustment and digital displays. The DISPERMAT dissolver in combination with the modular DML basket mill is designed for dispersing, mixing, and fine grinding with one machine. Visit www.vma-getzmann.de.